दीर्घ

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit दीर्घ ‎(dīrghá), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *drHgʰa-, from Proto-Indo-European *dlh₁gʰó- ‎(long).

AdjectiveEdit

दीर्घ ‎(dīrgh) ‎(Urdu spelling دیرگھ)

  1. long
  2. tall
  3. weighty

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *drHgʰa-, from Proto-Indo-European *dl̥h₁gʰós ‎(long). Cognate with Old Persian 𐎭𐎼𐎥 ‎(darga), Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬔𐬀 ‎(darǝga-, long), Latin longus, Old Church Slavonic дльгъ ‎(dlĭgŭ).

AdjectiveEdit

दीर्घ ‎(dīrghá)

  1. long (in space and time)
  2. lofty, high, tall
  3. deep
  4. (phonetics, prosody) long

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

दीर्घ ‎(dīrghám

  1. (phonology) long vowel
  2. camel
  3. a mystical N. of the letter ‎(a)
  4. the 5th or 6th or 7th or 8th sign of the Zodiac
  5. (botany) a kind of plant
  6. a mystical N. of the letter ‎(n)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

दीर्घ ‎(dīrghán

  1. a species of grass
  2. Name of a sāman

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

Monier Monier-Williams, “Sanskrit-English Dictionary”[1], retrieved 2008-02-07

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