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ArabicEdit

VerbEdit

بِنَّا (binnā) (form I)

  1. first-person plural past active of بَانَ(bāna)

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بِنَاء(bināʾ).

NounEdit

بنا (bina)

  1. building

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بِنَاء(bināʾ, building).

NounEdit

بنا (benâ)

  1. building

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بَنَّاء(bannāʾ, builder).

NounEdit

بنا (bannâ)

  1. bricklayer

ReferencesEdit


UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit विना (vinā).

PrepositionEdit

بنا (binā) (Hindi spelling बिना‎) (postposition and preposition)

  1. without, prepared without

Usage notesEdit

  • بنا is one of the few Urdu prepositions.

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “بنا”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “بنا”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.