PunjabiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sanskrit वड्र (vaḍra, big), from वृद्ध (vṛddha). Compare Urdu بَڑا‎ / Hindi बड़ा (baṛā). Doublet of بَڑا(baṛā)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

وَڈّا (vaḍḍā) (feminine وڈّی‎, Gurmukhi spelling ਵੱਡਾ)

  1. big, large, tall
  2. old, older
  3. renown

DeclensionEdit

Declension of وڈا
masculine feminine
singular plural singular plural
direct وَڈّا(vaḍḍā) وَڈّے(vaḍḍe) وَڈّی(vaḍḍī) وَڈِّیْاں(vaḍḍīyāṉ)
oblique وَڈّے(vaḍḍe) وَڈِّیاں(vaḍḍiyāṉ) وَڈّی(vaḍḍī) وَڈِّیْاں(vaḍḍīyāṉ)

NounEdit

وَڈّا (vaḍḍām (feminine وڈّی‎, Gurmukhi spelling ਵੱਡਾ)

  1. adult, grown up

DeclensionEdit

Declension of وڈا
dir. sg. وَڈّا(vaḍḍā)
dir. pl. وَڈّے(vaḍḍe)
singular plural
direct وَڈّا(vaḍḍā) وَڈّے(vaḍḍe)
oblique وَڈّے(vaḍḍe) وَڈِّیاں(vaḍḍiyāṉ)
vocative وَڈِّیا(vaḍḍiyā) وَڈِّیو(vaḍḍīv)
ablative وَڈِّیوں(vaḍḍīvṉ)
locative وَڈّے(vaḍḍe)
instrumental وَڈّے(vaḍḍe)

ReferencesEdit

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