शाम

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See also: शमा

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɑːm/
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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Persian شام(šâm). Compare with Sanskrit श्यामा (śyāmā, night, shadow).

Noun[edit]

शाम (śāmf (Urdu spelling شام‎)

  1. evening
    क्या शाम का समय आपके अनुकूल होगा?
    kyā śām kā samay āpke anukūl hogā?
    Will a time in the evening suit you?
    Synonym: सांझ (sāñjh)
Declension[edit]
Declension of शाम
Singular Plural
Direct शाम (śām) शामें (śāmẽ)
Oblique शाम (śām) शामों (śāmõ)
Vocative शाम (śām) शामो (śāmo)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit श्याम (śyāma).

Proper noun[edit]

शाम (śāmm (Urdu spelling شام‎)

  1. an epithet of Krishna
  2. A male given name from Sanskrit, equivalent to English Sham

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit शम्बा (śambā).

Noun[edit]

शाम (śāmm (Urdu spelling شام‎)

  1. ferrule (of a stick, etc.), metal end
Declension[edit]
Declension of शाम
Singular Plural
Direct शाम (śām) शाम (śām)
Oblique शाम (śām) शामों (śāmõ)
Vocative शाम (śām) शामो (śāmo)

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “शाम”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “शाम”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

शाम (śāmám

  1. appeasing, reconciling
  2. conciliation, reconciliation

References[edit]

  • John T. Platts (accessed 08-23-2012), “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]