BhojpuriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Magadhi Prakrit 𑀯𑀡 (vaṇa), from Sanskrit वन (vána).

NounEdit

बन (banm (Kaithi 𑂥𑂢)

  1. forest

BrajEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀡 (vaṇa), from Sanskrit वन (vána).

NounEdit

बन (banm

  1. forest

HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /bən/, [bə̃n̪]

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Old Hindi बन (bana), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀡 (vaṇa), from Sanskrit वन (vána).

NounEdit

बन (banm (Urdu spelling بن‎)

  1. forest
    Synonyms: जंगल (jaṅgal), वन (van)

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflection of बन (ban, to become, be made).

VerbEdit

बन (ban) (Urdu spelling بن‎)

  1. inflection of बनना (bannā):
    1. stem
    2. second-person singular present imperative

ReferencesEdit


NepaliEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit वन (vána)[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

बन (ban)

  1. forest
    Synonym: जङ्गल (jaṅgal)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of बन
Singular Plural
nominative बन (ban) बनहरू (banharū)
accusative बनलाई (banlāī) बनहरूलाई (banharūlāī)
instrumental बनले (banle) बनहरूले (banharūle)
dative बनलाई (banlāī) बनहरूलाई (banharūlāī)
ablative बनबाट (banbāṭa) बनहरूबाट (banharūbāṭa)
genitive बनको (banko) बनहरूको (banharūko)
locative बनमा (banmā) बनहरूमा (banharūmā)
Notes:
  • -को (-ko) becomes:
    • -का (-kā) when followed by a plural noun.
    • -की (-kī) when followed by a feminine noun.

Etymology 2Edit

From बन्नु (bannu).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

बन (bana)

  1. second-person mid respect singular imperative of बन्नु (bannu)

Further readingEdit

  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993), “बन”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ बन”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (Nepālī Br̥hat Śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018