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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *āccʰambʰas. Turner suggests a relation to Sanskrit आस्कभ्नाति (āskabhnāti, to firmly fix).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ə.t͡ʃəm.bʱɑː/

NounEdit

अचंभा (acambhām

  1. amazement, astonishment, incredulity
    • 1880 – 1936, Premchand, Ātmārām
      लोगों को उसकी द्रुतगमिता पर आचम्भा हो रहा था।
      logõ ko uskī drutagmitā par ācambhā ho rahā thā.
      People were feeling amazement at the sight of his speed.
    Synonym: आश्चर्य (āścarya)
  2. a wonder, spectacle

DeclensionEdit

Declension of अचंभा
Singular Plural
Direct अचंभा (acambhā) अचंभे (acambhe)
Oblique अचंभे (acambhe) अचंभों (acambhõ)
Vocative अचंभे (acambhe) अचंभो (acambho)

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