हिमालय

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Classical Sanskrit हिमालय (himālaya).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɦɪ.mɑː.ləj/, [ɦɪ.mäː.l̪əj], /ɦɪ.mɑː.lɛ/, [ɦɪ.mäː.l̪ɛ]

Proper noun[edit]

हिमालय (himālaym

  1. the Himalayas

Declension[edit]

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Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit हिमालय (himālaya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

हिमालय (himālaya)

  1. the Himalayas

Declension[edit]

Declension of हिमालय
Singular Plural
nominative हिमालय (himālaya) हिमालयहरू (himālayharū)
accusative हिमालयलाई (himālayalāī) हिमालयहरूलाई (himālayharūlāī)
instrumental हिमालयले (himālayale) हिमालयहरूले (himālayharūle)
dative हिमालयलाई (himālayalāī) हिमालयहरूलाई (himālayharūlāī)
ablative हिमालयबाट (himālaybāṭa) हिमालयहरूबाट (himālayharūbāṭa)
genitive हिमालयको (himālayako) हिमालयहरूको (himālayharūko)
locative हिमालयमा (himālayamā) हिमालयहरूमा (himālayharūmā)
Notes:
  • -को (-ko) becomes:
    • -का (-kā) when followed by a plural noun.
    • -की (-kī) when followed by a feminine noun.

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Sanskrit[edit]

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 हिमालय on Sanskrit Wikipedia

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of हिम (hima, snow, frost) +‎ आलय (ālaya, house, dwelling).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

हिमालय (himālayam (Classical Sanskrit)

  1. the Himalayas
  2. (Hinduism, mythology) Himalaya, the personified range, husband of Menaka and father of Parvati (wife of Shiva) and Ganga (the personified Ganges)

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of हिमालय (himālaya)
Singular
Nominative हिमालयः
himālayaḥ
Vocative हिमालय
himālaya
Accusative हिमालयम्
himālayam
Instrumental हिमालयेन
himālayena
Dative हिमालयाय
himālayāya
Ablative हिमालयात्
himālayāt
Genitive हिमालयस्य
himālayasya
Locative हिमालये
himālaye

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