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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *ṭāppuka. Cognate with Marathi टापू (ṭāpū), Bengali টাপু (ṭapu), Oriya ଟାପୁ (ṭapu).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

टापू (ṭāpūm (Urdu spelling ٹاپو‎)

  1. island (area of land completely surrounded by water)
    Synonym: द्वीप (dvīp)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of टापू
Singular Plural
Direct टापू (ṭāpū) टापू (ṭāpū)
Oblique टापू (ṭāpū) टापुओं (ṭāpuon)
Vocative टापू (ṭāpū) टापुओ (ṭāpuo)

DescendantsEdit

  • Pashto: ټاپو(ṭâpú)

ReferencesEdit

  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975), “टापू”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.
  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “टापू”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “ṭāppuka (5456)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *ṭāppuka. Cognate with Hindi टापू (ṭāpū), Bengali টাপু (ṭapu), Oriya ଟାପୁ (ṭapu).

NounEdit

टापू (ṭāpūm

  1. territory, realm
  2. island
    Synonym: बेट (beṭ)

NounEdit

टापू (ṭāpūn

  1. a small plant

ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “टापू”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “टापू”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Yasavanta Ramakrshna Date (1932-1950), “टापू”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “ṭāppuka (5456)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press