इकलौता

HindiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit *𑀏𑀓𑁆𑀮𑁅𑀢𑁆𑀢 (*eklautta), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *Haykalaputras (only son). Compare Pali iklauttā. See also एकल (ekal, only).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

इकलौता (iklautā)

  1. only, sole
    इकलौता बेटाiklautā beṭāonly son

DeclensionEdit

Declension of इकलौता
Masculine Feminine
Singular Plural Singular Plural
Direct इकलौता (iklautā) इकलौते (iklaute) इकलौती (iklautī) इकलौती (iklautī)
Oblique इकलौते (iklaute) इकलौते (iklaute) इकलौती (iklautī) इकलौती (iklautī)
Vocative इकलौते (iklaute) इकलौते (iklaute) इकलौती (iklautī) इकलौती (iklautī)

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989) , “इकलौता”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “ēkkalaputra (2507)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press