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EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit *𑀫𑁄𑀝𑁆𑀝 (*moṭṭa), from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀫𑁄𑀝 (*moṭa). Cognate with Punjabi ਮੋਟਾ (moṭā).

AdjectiveEdit

मोटा (moṭā) (Urdu spelling موٹا‎)

  1. fat, large
    तू अब बहुत मोटा हो गया है!
    tū ab bahut moṭā ho gayā hai!
    You have become very fat!
  2. thick
  3. coarse, not fine
    Antonym: महीन (mahīn)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of मोटा
Masculine Feminine
Singular Plural Singular Plural
Direct मोटा
moṭā
मोटे
moṭe
मोटी
moṭī
मोटी
moṭī
Oblique मोटे
moṭe
मोटे
moṭe
मोटी
moṭī
मोटी
moṭī
Vocative मोटे
moṭe
मोटे
moṭe
मोटी
moṭī
मोटी
moṭī

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “मोटा”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “muṭṭa (10187)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press