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

  • Assamese: দীৰ্ঘকায় (dirgho)
  • Bengali দীর্ঘ (dīrgha)
  • Dhivehi: digu
  • Gujarati: દીર્ઘ (dīrgha)
  • Hindi: दीर्घ (dīrgh)
  • Konkani: दीग (dīga)
  • Marathi: दीर्घ (dīrgha)
  • Nepali: दिघो (digho)
  • Oriya: କାଣ୍ଡ (dīrgha)
  • Punjabi: ਦੀਰਘ (dīrgha)
  • Romani: dírgă
  • Sindhi: ḍrigho
  • Sinhalese: diga
  • Telugu: దీర్ఘము (dīrghamu)
  • Urdu: دیرگھ (dīrgh)

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