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भाषा

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā).

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भाषा (bhāṣāf (Urdu spelling بھاشا)

  1. language, speech, dialect
    संस्कृत बहुत समृद्ध भाषा है।
    Sanskrit is a very rich language.
    वह भाषा की उत्पत्ति पर खोज कर रहा है।
    He is doing research on the origins of language.

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MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā).

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भाषा (bhāṣāf

  1. language

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

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From the verbal root भाषति (bhāṣati, to speak, talk, say, tell). Compare Polish baśń and bajka

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भाषा (bhāṣāf

  1. speech, language (especially common, vernacular or vulgar speech, as opposed to Vedic or in later times to Sanskrit, as the refined speech)
  2. any Prakrit dialect or a particular group of 5 of them (namely माहाराष्ट्री (māhārāṣṭrī), शौरसेनी (śaurasenī), मागध (māgadha), प्राच्या (prācyā) and अवन्ति (avanti), also called पञ्चविधा (pañcavidhā))
  3. description, definition
  4. (law) accusation, charge, complaint, plaint
  5. name of Saraswati
  6. (music) name of रागिणी (rāgiṇī)

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  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0755