Ganges

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Γάγγης (Gángēs), from Sanskrit गङ्गा (gáṅgā, literally swift-goer), from the verbal root गम् (gam, to go), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷem- (to come) (whence Latin veniō, Ancient Greek βαίνω (baínō), and English come).

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Ganges

  1. A river in India and Bangladesh, sacred within Hinduism

Synonyms[edit]

  • Ganga (in Indian English)

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaŋəs/, (also) /ˈɡaŋɡɛs/
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Proper noun[edit]

der Ganges m (proper noun, strong, usually definite, definite genitive des Ganges)

  1. Ganges (a river in India and Bangladesh)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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Noun[edit]

Ganges

  1. genitive singular of Gang

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ganges m

  1. Ganges (a river in India and Bangladesh)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Ganges in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Ganges in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: Gan‧ges

Proper noun[edit]

Ganges m

  1. Ganges (a river in India and Bangladesh)

Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Ganges m

  1. Ganges (the sacred river)