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EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀡𑀘𑁆𑀘 (ṇacca), from Sanskrit नृत्य (nṛtya), which was originally नृत्त (nṛttá). Also see नृत्यति (nṛtyati, to dance). Doublet of नृत्य (nŕtya). Cognate with Punjabi ਨਾਚ (nāch) / ناچ(nāch), Gujarati નાચ (nāc), Sindhi ناچُ‎ / नाचु (nācu), Bengali নাচ (nac), Oriya ନାଚ (nacô), Assamese নাচ (nas).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

नाच (nācm (Urdu spelling ناچ‎)

  1. dance
  2. dancing
  3. a dance (a social occasion in which people dance)
    Synonyms: नृत्य (nŕtya), रक़्स (raqs)

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MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Marathi 𑘡𑘰𑘓 (nāca), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀡𑀘𑁆𑀘 (ṇacca), from Sanskrit नृत्य (nṛtya), which was originally नृत्त (nṛttá). Doublet of नृत्य (nrutya). Related to नाचणे (nāċṇe). Cognate with Gujarati નાચ (nāc), Sindhi ناچُ‎ / नाचु (nācu), Punjabi ਨਾਚ (nāch) / ناچ(nāch), Oriya ନାଚ (nacô), Bengali নাচ (nac), Assamese নাচ (nas).

NounEdit

नाच (nāċm

  1. dance, dancing
    Synonym: नृत्य (nrutya)

ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “नाच”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “नाच”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Yasavanta Ramakrshna Date (1932-1950), “नाच”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “nr̥tya (7582)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

NepaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀡𑀘𑁆𑀘 (ṇacca), from Sanskrit नृत्य (nṛtya), which was originally नृत्त (nṛttá). Doublet of नृत्य (nŕtya).

NounEdit

नाच (nāc)

  1. dance, dancing

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