शब्द

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit शब्द (śábda).

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Noun[edit]

शब्द (śabdmUrdu spelling شبد

  1. word, term
    यह शब्द हिन्दी में काफी प्रयुक्त होता है
    Yeh śabd Hindi mẽ kāphī prayukt hotā hai.
    This word is used a lot in Hindi.
  2. sound
    झरनों का धीमा शब्द जंगल में गूँजता।
    The soft sound of springs echoes through the forest.

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References[edit]

  • शब्द in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from शपति (śapati, to curse; swear).

Noun[edit]

शब्द (śábdam

  1. sound, noise, voice, tone, note
  2. a word
  3. speech, language
  4. the right word, correct expression
  5. the sacred syllable Om
  6. (grammar) a declinable word or a word-termination, affix
  7. a name, appellation, title
  8. a technical term
  9. verbal communication or testimony, oral tradition, verbal authority or evidence

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 1052
  • Manfred Mayrhofer (1956–1980), Kurzgefasstes Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindischen. A Concise Etymological Sanskrit Dictionary, in 4 vols, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, volume III, page 296