See also: برا

PunjabiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sanskrit वृद्ध (vṛddha). Cognate with Urdu بَڑا‎ / Hindi बड़ा (baṛā, big; large). Doublet of وَڈّا(vaḍḍā).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

بَڑا (baṛā) (Gurmukhi spelling ਬੜਾ)

  1. abundant
  2. enough, sufficient

DeclensionEdit

Declension of بڑا
masculine feminine
singular plural singular plural
direct بَڑا(baṛā) بَڑے(baṛe) بَڑی(baṛī) بَڑِیْاں(baṛīyāṉ)
oblique بَڑے(baṛe) بَڑِیاں(baṛiyāṉ) بَڑی(baṛī) بَڑِیْاں(baṛīyāṉ)

AdverbEdit

بَڑا (baṛā) (Gurmukhi spelling ਬੜਾ)

  1. very, quite

ReferencesEdit

  • بڑا‎”, in Punjabi-English Dictionary, Patiala: Punjabi University, 2023
  • Iqbal, Salah ud-Din (2002), “بڑا‎”, in vaḍḍī panjābī lughat‎ (in Punjabi), Lahore: ʻAzīz Pablisharz

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀟𑁆𑀠 (vaḍḍha), from Sanskrit वृद्ध (vṛddha). Compare to Assamese বড় (bor), Bengali বড় (bôṛ), Marathi बडा (baḍā), and Punjabi وَڈّا(vaḍḍā).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

بڑا (baṛām (Hindi spelling बड़ा)

  1. big
  2. important
    وہ بڑا آدمی ہے۔‎‎
    Vo baṛā ādmī hai.
    He is an important man.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of بڑا
masculine feminine
singular plural singular plural
direct بڑا(baṛā) بڑے(baṛe) بڑی(baṛī) بڑی(baṛī)
indirect بڑے(baṛe) بڑے(baṛe) بڑی(baṛī) بڑی(baṛī)
vocative بڑے(baṛe) بڑے(baṛe) بڑی(baṛī) بڑی(baṛī)

Derived termsEdit