ঘর

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Bengali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle Bengali ঘর (ghara), Old Bengali ঘর (ghara), from Prakrit 𑀖𑀭 (ghara), from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀕𑀭𑁆𑀳 (*garha), from Sanskrit गृह (gṛhá), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás. Doublet of গৃহ (grihô).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡʱɔɾ/, [ɡʱɔːɾ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ঘর (ghôr) (objective ঘর, genitive ঘরের, locative ঘরে)

  1. a house, building
    Synonyms: বাড়ি (baṛi), মকান (môkan)
  2. a room
    Synonyms: কোঠা (koṭha), কামরা (kamra)
  3. a home, dwelling
    • 1918, Tagore, “ভেঙে মোর ঘরের চাবি (bheṅe mor ghôrer cabi)”:
      ভেঙে মোর ঘরের চাবি নিয়ে যাবি কে আমারে / ও বন্ধু আমার ! / না পেয়ে তোমার দেখা, একা একা দিন যে আমার কাটে না রে ॥
      bheṅe mor ghôrer cabi nie jabi ke amare / o bôndhu amar ! / na pee tomar dekha, eka eka din je amar kaṭe na re.
      Who is going to take me after breaking ope the lock of my home? / Oh friend mine! / Not being able to see you, my day barely passes by myself.
    Synonym: গৃহ (grihô)
  4. family
    Synonyms: পরিবার (pôribar), সংসার (śôṅśar)

Middle Bengali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Bengali ঘর (ghara), from Prakrit 𑀖𑀭 (ghara), from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀕𑀭𑁆𑀳 (*garha), from Sanskrit गृह (gṛhá), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ঘর (ghara)

  1. a house
    • c. 18th c., Rāmeśvar, Śivasaṅkīrttana:
      ঠেকাঠেকি হয় হাঁরি করিবারে ঘর
      ṭhekāṭheki hay hā̃ri karibāre ghara.
      In running a household earthen cooking pots do clash.
  2. a room
  3. a dwelling
  4. family

Descendants[edit]

  • Bengali: ঘর (ghôr)

Further reading[edit]

  • Sen, Sukumar (1971) An Etymological Dictionary of Bengali: c. 1000-1800 A.D.[1], volume 1, Calcutta: Eastern Publishers, page 245.

Old Bengali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Prakrit 𑀖𑀭 (ghara), from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀕𑀭𑁆𑀳 (*garha), from Sanskrit गृह (gṛhá), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ঘর (ghara)

  1. home
    • a. 12th c. CE, Caryā 33:
      টালত মোর ঘর   নাহি পড়বেষী ।
      ṭāla-ta mora ghara   nāhi paṛiēśī .
      On the high stead (?) is my home, there is no neighbour.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Chatterji, Suniti Kumar (1926) The Origin and Development of the Bengali Language[2], volume 1, Calcutta: Calcutta University Press, page 262

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ঘর n

  1. Bengali script form of ghara (house)

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