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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit नगर (nágara).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

नगर (nagarm (Urdu spelling نگر)

  1. city, town
    तुम किस नगर से आये हो?tum kis nagar se āye ho?What city do you come from?

DeclensionEdit

Declension of नगर
Singular Plural
Direct नगर (nagar) नगर (nagar)
Oblique नगर (nagar) नगरों (nagrõ)
Vocative नगर (nagar) नगरो (nagro)

SynonymsEdit


MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit नगर (nágara).

NounEdit

नगर (nagarn

  1. city, town

ReferencesEdit


NepaliEdit

NounEdit

नगर (nagar)

  1. city, town

Verb formEdit

नगर (nagara)

  1. second-person imperative of गर्नु (garnu)


NewariEdit

NounEdit

नगर (nagara)

  1. city, town

Old GujaratiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit नगर (nagara)

NounEdit

नगर (transliteration neededn

  1. city

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely borrowed from Dravidian, compare Tamil [script needed] (nakar, house, palace, temple, city), Telugu [script needed] (nagaru, palace).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /n̪ɐ́.ɡɐ.ɽɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈn̪ɐ.ɡɐ.ɽɐ/
  • NounEdit

    नगर (nágaran

    1. town, city
      • c. 1000, Rāmāyaṇa 2.43.4
        अथ स्म नगरे रामः चरन् भैक्षम् गृहे वसेत् ।
        काम कारः वरम् दातुम् अपि दासम् मम आत्मजम् ॥
        atha sma nagare rāmaḥ caran bhaikṣam gṛhe vaset .
        kāma kāraḥ varam dātum api dāsam mama ātmajam .
        • 2002 translation by K. M. K. Murthy
          Even giving my son to her as a slave would have been better. By that Rama would have at least stayed in the house by doing the work entrusted by her and roaming about in the city, asking alms.
    2. the name of several towns and cities

    DeclensionEdit

    Neuter a-stem declension of नगर
    Nom. sg. नगरम् (nagaram)
    Gen. sg. नगरस्य (nagarasya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative नगरम् (nagaram) नगरे (nagare) नगराणि (nagarāṇi)
    Vocative नगर (nagara) नगरे (nagare) नगराणि (nagarāṇi)
    Accusative नगरम् (nagaram) नगरे (nagare) नगराणि (nagarāṇi)
    Instrumental नगरेण (nagareṇa) नगराभ्याम् (nagarābhyām) नगरैः (nagaraiḥ)
    Dative नगराय (nagarāya) नगराभ्याम् (nagarābhyām) नगरेभ्यः (nagarebhyaḥ)
    Ablative नगरात् (nagarāt) नगराभ्याम् (nagarābhyām) नगरेभ्यः (nagarebhyaḥ)
    Genitive नगरस्य (nagarasya) नगरयोः (nagarayoḥ) नगराणाम् (nagarāṇām)
    Locative नगरे (nagare) नगरयोः (nagarayoḥ) नगरेषु (nagareṣu)


    AdjectiveEdit

    नगर (nágara)

    1. urban

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit

    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 525
    • Mayrhofer, Manfred (1992–2001), “nágara-”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan] (in German), Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, page 5