बिजली

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀺𑀚𑁆𑀚𑀼𑀮𑀺𑀆 (vijjuliā) from a diminutive of Sanskrit विद्युत् (vidyut)[1]. Cognate with Assamese বিজুলী (bizuli).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

बिजली (bijlīf (Urdu spelling بجلی‎)

  1. electricity
    बिजली जानाbijlī jānāfor the lights to go out
  2. lightning, thunder
    बिजली कड़कड़ानाbijlī kaṛakṛānāto thunder
    बिजली गिरनाbijlī girnāfor lightning to strike

DeclensionEdit

Declension of बिजली
Singular Plural
Direct बिजली (bijlī) बिजलियाँ (bijliyā̃)
Oblique बिजली (bijlī) बिजलियों (bijliyõ)
Vocative बिजली (bijlī) बिजलियो (bijliyo)

DescendantsEdit

  • Pashto: بجلي‎

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Richard Pischel (1900) Grammatik der Prakrit-Sprachen [Comparative Grammar Of The Prakrit Languages]‎[1], Varanasi: Motilal Banarasidass, published 1957