बालू

See also: बाल

BhojpuriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वालुका (vālukā).

NounEdit

बालू (bālūf (Kaithi 𑂥𑂰𑂪𑂴)

  1. sand

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit *𑀯𑀸𑀮𑀼𑀕𑀸 (*vālugā) (with Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀉𑀓𑀸- (-ukā-)), from Sanskrit वालुका (vālukā). Cognate with Marathi वाळू (vāḷū).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /bɑː.luː/, [bäː.l̪uː]

NounEdit

बालू (bālūf (Urdu spelling بالو‎)

  1. sand
    बालू-बिक्रीbālū-bikrīthe selling of sand

DeclensionEdit