वही

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From वह (vah, that) +‎ ही (, emphatic particle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʋə.ɦiː/

Pronoun[edit]

वही (vahī) (Urdu spelling وہی‎)

  1. (emphatic) that, that very one

Adjective[edit]

वही (vahī) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling وہی‎)

  1. the same
    वह वही आदमी है जो मैंने दुकान में देखा था।
    vah vahī ādmī hai jo mainne dukān mẽ dekhā thā.
    He is the same man that I saw in shop.
  2. identical

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi वही (vahī), वैही (vaihī), वैह्य (vaihya), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀯𑀳𑀺𑀬𑀸 (vahiyā), from Sanskrit वहिका (vahikā). Cognate to Gujarati વહી (vahī), Hindi बही (bahī), Sindhi وَهِي‎ / वही, Punjabi ਵਹੀ (vahī), ਬਹੀ (bahī), Oriya ବହି (bôhi), ବଇ (bôi), Bengali বই (bôi), Assamese বহী (bohi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋə.ɦi/, [ʋʱəiː]

Noun[edit]

वही (vahīf

  1. notebook

References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “वही”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “वही”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.
  • Tulpule, Shankar Gopal; Feldhaus, Anne, “वही”, in A Dictionary of Old Marathi, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan, 1999.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “vahikā(11460)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.