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वचन

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वचन (vácana)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

वचन (vacanmUrdu spelling وچن

  1. word, utterance
    मेरे तीक्ष्ण वचन सुनकर, वह भाग गया।
    On hearing my harsh words, he ran away.
  2. promise
    वह अपने वचन पर अटल है।
    He is resolute in his promise.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • वचन in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

SanskritEdit

AdjectiveEdit

वचन (vacana)

  1. speaking
  2. eloquent

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

वचन (vacanan

  1. speaking, utterance (Sāṃkhyak.)
  2. pronunciation (Pāṇ., Prāt.)
  3. statement, mention (AitBr., ŚBr., Pāṇ.)
  4. speech, sentence, word (Mn., MBh., etc.)
  5. grammatical rule (Kāś.)
  6. instruction, order (MBh., Kāv., etc.)
  7. sound, voice (APrāt., Megh., Hit.)
  8. (grammar) number (Pāṇ., Vop.)
  9. promise [1]
  10. rumor (L.)
  11. dry ginger (L.)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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 0912