হোৱা

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Assamese[edit]

Assamese verb set
হোৱা (hüa)
হোওৱা (hüüa)
হোওওৱা (hüüüa)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Assamese (bho), from Sanskrit ভৱতি (bhavati). Cognate with Sylheti ꠅꠃꠣ (oua), Bengali হওয়া (hôoya), Hindustani होना (honā) / ہونا(honā)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

হোৱা (hüa)

  1. to be
    মই ৰজা হওঁ!moi roza hoü̃!I am a king!
    তুমি বছ হবাtumi bos hoba.You will be a boss.
  2. to become
    গছজোপা ওখ݁ হৈছেgoszüpa ükho hoise.The plant has become taller.
    Synonym: হৈ যোৱা (hoi züa)
  3. to occur, happen
    তাত ভূঁইকঁপ হৈছেtat bhũikõp hoise.An earthquake has occurred there.
    কি হ’ল?ki hól?What happened?
  4. to result, have an effect
    তই নিজিকিলে কিনো হ’ল?toi nizikile kinü hól?What does it matter if you didn't win?
  5. to be born
    কেঁচুৱা হৈছেkẽsua hoise.A child was born.
    Synonyms: জগা (zoga), জন্ম হোৱা (zonmo hüa)
  6. to pass by, elapse
    মই চাকৰি কৰা দুবছৰ হৈছেmoi sakori kora dubosor hoise.Two years have elapsed since I started (my) job.
  7. (with instrumental-case subject) to be done, committed
    মোৰ ভুল এটা হৈছেmür bhul eta hoise.I have made a mistake. (literally, “A mistake has been committed by me.”)
  8. enough
    হব আৰু নেলাগেhob aru nelage.(It is) enough, (I) don't need more.
    Synonym: হৈ যোৱা (hoi züa)
  9. a conjunct verb turning any noun or adjective into a verb
    থিয় হোৱাthi hüato stand up
    ডাঙৰ হোৱাdaṅor hüato grow up
    ভাল হোৱাbhal hüato be better
    বেয়া হোৱাbea hüato be worse, damage

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