ގަހާ

DhivehiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sanskrit गच्छ (gaccha). Cognate to Sinhalese ගස (gasa). Doublet of ގަސް(gas) and ގެހި(gehi)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡa.haː/, [ɡä.haː]
  • Hyphenation: ގަ‧ހާ

NounEdit

ގަހާ (gahā) (plural ގަހާތައް(gahātak̊))

  1. (archaic) trees that grow tall

ReferencesEdit

  • Hassan Ahmed Maniku (2000), “ގަހާ”, in A Concise Etymological Vocabulary of Dhivehi Language, Colombo: The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, page .