देश

HindiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit देश (deśá), from दिश् (diś).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

देश (deśm (Urdu spelling دیش‎)

  1. nation, country
    आजकल देश में सर्वत्र अशान्ति है
    ājkal deś mẽ sarvatra aśānti hai.
    These days, there is unrest everywhere in the country
    देश के सत्तर प्रतिशत लोग अशिक्षित है
    deś ke sattar pratiśat log aśikṣit hai.
    70% of the people in this country are uneducated.
    • 1851, Bowley, William, “Genesis 41”, in The Holy Bible in the Hindi language, Presbyterian Mission Press:
      अकाल होगा और मिस्र देश की सारी बढ़ती भुला जायगी और अकाल देश को नष्ट करेगा॥
      akāl hogā aur misra deś kī sārī baṛhtī bhulā jāygī aur akāl deś ko naṣṭ karegā.
      Then all the abundance in [the country] Egypt will be forgotten, and the famine will ravage the land.
    Synonym: मुल्क (mulk)
  2. (politics) sovereign state
  3. the people of a country

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989) , “देश”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970) , “देश”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House

Proper nounEdit

देश (deśm

  1. Desh, Maharashtra (a region of Maharashtra, India)

DeclensionEdit


MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit देश (deśá), from दिश् (diś).

NounEdit

देश (deśm

  1. country, nation
  2. place, region

Proper nounEdit

देश (deśm

  1. Desh, Maharashtra (a region of Maharashtra, India)

NepaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

देश (deś), pronounced देस (des)

  1. country, nation

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dayśás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dayćás (part, point; country), from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- (to point out).

Alternative scriptsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

देश (deśám

  1. point, region, spot, place, part, portion
  2. province, country, kingdom

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of देश (deśá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative देशः
deśáḥ
देशौ
deśaú
देशाः / देशासः¹
deśā́ḥ / deśā́saḥ¹
Vocative देश
déśa
देशौ
déśau
देशाः / देशासः¹
déśāḥ / déśāsaḥ¹
Accusative देशम्
deśám
देशौ
deśaú
देशान्
deśā́n
Instrumental देशेन
deśéna
देशाभ्याम्
deśā́bhyām
देशैः / देशेभिः¹
deśaíḥ / deśébhiḥ¹
Dative देशाय
deśā́ya
देशाभ्याम्
deśā́bhyām
देशेभ्यः
deśébhyaḥ
Ablative देशात्
deśā́t
देशाभ्याम्
deśā́bhyām
देशेभ्यः
deśébhyaḥ
Genitive देशस्य
deśásya
देशयोः
deśáyoḥ
देशानाम्
deśā́nām
Locative देशे
deśé
देशयोः
deśáyoḥ
देशेषु
deśéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Bengali: দেশ (deś)
  • Balinese: ᬤᬾᬰ (desa)
  • Gujarati: દેશ (deś)
  • Hindustani:
    Hindi: देश (deś)
    Urdu: دیش
  • Khmer: ទេស (teeh)