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स्वर

HindiEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit स्वर (svára).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

स्वर (svarmUrdu spelling سور

  1. voice, sound
    उसने ऊँचे स्वर से गाया।
    He sang in a loud voice.
  2. (music): note, tune
    उसने बहुत तीक्ष्ण स्वर निकाला।
    He hit a very shrill note.
  3. (grammar) vowel
    अ इ उ स्वर हैं, क प म व्यंजन हैं।
    A, i, and u are vowels; ka, pa, ma are consonants.

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

SanskritEdit

NounEdit

स्वर (sváram

  1. sound, noise
  2. voice
  3. tone in recitation
  4. accent in Sanskrit
  5. a note of the musical scale (of which seven [rarely six or eight] are enumerated)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

स्वर (svarám

  1. sound, noise
  2. voice
  3. tone in recitation
  4. accent in Sanskrit
  5. a note of the musical scale (of which seven [rarely six or eight] are enumerated)
  6. a symbolical expression for the number "seven"
  7. (phonetics) a vowel
  8. air breathed through the nostrils
  9. a musical note

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 1285