लोक

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Awadhi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit लोक (loka)

Noun[edit]

लोक (lok) (plural लोकन)

  1. world (countable)
    • Tulsidas, संकटमोचन हनुमानाष्टक
      तब तीनहुँ लोक भयो अँधियारो।
      tab tīnhũ lok bhayo ãdhiyāro.

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit लोक (loka).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

लोक (lokm (Urdu spelling لوك)

  1. public
    हमारा नेता बड़ा धोखेबाज़ है, पर लोक द्वारा समर्थित है।
    hamārā netā baṛā dhokhebāz hai, par lok dvārā samarthit hai.
    Our leader is a cheat, but he is supported by the public.
  2. folk
    यह चावल गाँव लोक से आते हैं।
    yah cāval gā̃v lok se āte hain.
    This rice comes from the village folk.
  3. world
    मौत की समय पर, हर एक आदमी स्वर्ग-लोक पहुँचना चाहते हैं।
    maut kī samay par, har ek ādmī svarg-lok pahũcnā cāhte hain.
    Each and every person wants to go to the world of paradise (heaven) upon their death.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “लोक”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

Konkani[edit]

Noun[edit]

लोक (lok) (Latin script lok, Kannada script ?)

  1. people

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

लोक m

  1. Devanagari script form of loka

Rajbanshi[edit]

Noun[edit]

लोक (lok) (classifier , plural लोकला)

  1. man

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lówkos (open space), from *lewk- (shine). Cognate with Latin lūcus (sacred grove) and Proto-Germanic *lauhaz (clearing).

Noun[edit]

लोक (lokam

  1. mankind
  2. public
  3. community
  4. world
  5. sight
  6. place

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of लोक
Nom. sg. लोकः (lokaḥ)
Gen. sg. लोकस्य (lokasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative लोकः (lokaḥ) लोकौ (lokau) लोकाः (lokāḥ)
Vocative लोक (loka) लोकौ (lokau) लोकाः (lokāḥ)
Accusative लोकम् (lokam) लोकौ (lokau) लोकान् (lokān)
Instrumental लोकेन (lokena) लोकाभ्याम् (lokābhyām) लोकैः (lokaiḥ)
Dative लोकाय (lokāya) लोकाभ्याम् (lokābhyām) लोकेभ्यः (lokebhyaḥ)
Ablative लोकात् (lokāt) लोकाभ्याम् (lokābhyām) लोकेभ्यः (lokebhyaḥ)
Genitive लोकस्य (lokasya) लोकयोः (lokayoḥ) लोकानाम् (lokānām)
Locative लोके (loke) लोकयोः (lokayoḥ) लोकेषु (lokeṣu)

Descendants[edit]