See also: घोर

DogriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰós.

NounEdit

घर (gharm (Dogra 𑠍𑠤)

  1. house; home

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀖𑀭 (ghara), from a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛhá). Doublet of गृह (gŕh). Cognate with English yard, German Garten, French jardin, and Russian го́род (górod).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

घर (gharm (Urdu spelling گھر‎)

  1. house, home; dwelling
    Synonyms: गृह (gŕh), मकान (makān), भवन (bhavan)
  2. den
  3. nest

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “घर”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “घर”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.
  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “घर”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons.
  • Dāsa, Śyāmasundara (1965–1975), “घर”, in Hindī Śabdasāgara [lit. Sea of Hindi words] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha
  • S. W. Fallon (1879), “घर”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co.
  • घर”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2023.

MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰós.

NounEdit

घर (gharn

  1. home

NepaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰós.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

घर (ghar)

  1. house, home
  2. building
  3. family
  4. women's marital home
  5. marriage

DeclensionEdit

Declension of घर
Singular Plural
nominative घर [ɡʱʌr] घरहरू [ɡʱʌrɦʌɾu]
accusative घरलाई [ɡʱʌrläi] घरहरूलाई [ɡʱʌrɦʌɾuläi]
instrumental/ergative घरले [ɡʱʌrle] घरहरूले [ɡʱʌrɦʌɾule]
dative घरलाई [ɡʱʌrläi] घरहरूलाई [ɡʱʌrɦʌɾuläi]
ablative घरबाट [ɡʱʌrbäʈʌ] घरहरूबाट [ɡʱʌrɦʌɾubäʈʌ]
genitive घरको [ɡʱʌrko] घरहरूको [ɡʱʌrɦʌɾuko]
locative घरमा [ɡʱʌrmä] घरहरूमा [ɡʱʌrɦʌɾumä]
Notes:
  • -को (-ko) becomes:
    • -का (-kā) when followed by a plural noun.
    • -की (-kī) when followed by a feminine noun.

Further readingEdit

  • घर”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (Nepālī Br̥hat Śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993), “घर”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar

Old GujaratiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a metathesized form of Sanskrit गृह (gṛha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥dʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰr̥dʰós.

NounEdit

घर (gharam

  1. house, palace

DescendantsEdit

  • Gujarati: ઘર (ghar)
  • Marwari: घर (ghar)

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

घर n

  1. Devanagari script form of ghara (house)

DeclensionEdit