لاہور

KashmiriEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hindustani لاہور‎ / लाहौर (lāhaur) or Punjabi لہور‎ / ਲਹੌਰ (lahaur).

Proper nounEdit

لاہور (lāhōrm

  1. Alternative spelling of لوہوٗر(lōhūr, Lahore)

ReferencesEdit


UrduEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Unknown or disputed. A legend claims to be inherited from Sanskrit लव (lava, Lava) +‎ पुर (pura, fortress; city), literally city of Lava, from Ramayana, a Hindu epic.[1] Compare Punjabi لَہَوْر(lahaur).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɑː.ɦɔːɾ/
    • (colloquial) IPA(key): /lə.ɦoːɾ/

Proper nounEdit

لاہَور (lāhaurm (Hindi spelling लाहौर)

  1. Lahore (a city, the provincial capital of Punjab, Pakistan)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ खोज में उपलब्ध हस्तलिखित हिंदी ग्रंथों का त्रयोदश त्रैवार्षिक विवरण [सन् १९२६ - १९२८ ई॰][1] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracharini Sabha, 1926-1928 (published 1953), page 36 of 812: “ये लाहौर का दूसरा नाम लवपुर भी बताते हैं। [He states that Lavapura is an alternative name of Lahaur.]”