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EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀅𑀕𑁆𑀕𑀺 (aggi), from Sanskrit अग्नि (agní), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hagníš, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷnis.

Doublet of अग्नि (agni), a tatsama.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

आग (āgf (Urdu spelling آگ)

  1. fire, flame
    उसने सारी चिट्टियाँ आग में डाल दीं।
    usne sārī ciṭṭiyā̃ āg mẽ ḍāl dīn.
    He put all the papers into the fire.
    Synonyms: आतिश (ātiś), अग्नि (agni), अगन (agan) (less common)

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “आग”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Marathi आगि (āgi), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀅𑀕𑁆𑀕𑀺 (aggi) , from Sanskrit अग्नि (agni), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hagnis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷnis.

NounEdit

आग (āgf

  1. fire
  2. (figuratively) heat, ardor

ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “आग”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “आग”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “agní (55)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press