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", URL accessed on 2008-02-07.

Last modified on 19 October 2013, at 07:09