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Bengali Letter Da.svg
U+09A6, দ
BENGALI LETTER DA

[U+09A5]
Bengali
[U+09A7]

Assamese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit দ্ৰহ (draha, deep lake). Cognate with Bengali () / দহ (dôh, tank, lake, deep pool), Oriya ଦହ (dôhô, lake, deep (water), marsh, mud), Nepali दह (daha, natural pond, cistern), Bhojpuri 𑂠𑂯 (dah) / दह (dah, lake), Hindustani دہ‎ / दह (dah, deep pool), Sinhalese දහ (daha, lake, pond), Pali daha (pond, lake).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(do)

  1. deep
    বাৰিষা কালত পুখুৰীটো বৰ হৈ যায়barixa kalot pukhuritü bor do hoi zay.The pond becomes very deep during the rainy season.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɔn.tia dɔ/, /dɔn.tɔ dɔ/, /dɔ/

Letter[edit]

(d)

  1. The 29th character in the Assamese alphabet. It is called দন্তীয়া দ (dontia do) or দন্ত দ (donto do)

Bengali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d̪ɔ/
  • (file)

Letter[edit]

()

  1. The 29th character in the Bengali abugida