शब्द

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit शब्द (śábda).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

शब्द (śabdmUrdu spelling شبد

  1. word, term
    यह शब्द हिन्दी में काफी प्रयुक्त होता है
    Yeh śabd Hindi mẽ kāphī prayukt hotā hai.
    This word is used a lot in Hindi.
  2. sound
    झरनों का धीमा शब्द जंगल में गूँजता।
    The soft sound of springs echoes through the forest.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • शब्दकोश
  • शब्दकार
  • शब्दवीर
  • शब्दहीन
    • शब्दहीनता

ReferencesEdit

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

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from शपति (śapati, to curse; swear).

NounEdit

शब्द (śábdam

  1. sound, noise, voice, tone, note
  2. a word
  3. speech, language
  4. the right word, correct expression
  5. the sacred syllable Om
  6. (grammar) a declinable word or a word-termination, affix
  7. a name, appellation, title
  8. a technical term
  9. verbal communication or testimony, oral tradition, verbal authority or evidence

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

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 1052
  • Manfred Mayrhofer (1956–1980), Kurzgefasstes Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindischen. A Concise Etymological Sanskrit Dictionary, in 4 vols, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, volume III, page 296
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