BrajEdit

PronounEdit

यह (yah)

  1. this
    • Sūrdās, Sūrsāgar 30.1:
      इहिं बँसुरी सखि सबै चुरायौ
      ihĩ bãsurī sakhi sabai curāyau
      • 1991 translation by Rupert Snell
        this flute, friend, has stolen everything
  2. he, she, it (proximal)

Alternative formsEdit


HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Hindi यहु (yahu), from Sauraseni Apabhramsa एहु m (ehu), एह f (eha), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀏𑀲𑁄 m (eso), 𑀏𑀲𑀸 f (esā), from Sanskrit एषः m (eṣaḥ), एषा f (eṣā).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jəʱ/, [jeː], [jəɦ(ə)]

PronounEdit

यह (yah) (Urdu spelling يہ‎)

  1. this one; he; she; it (proximal third person singular personal pronoun)
    यह कौन है?yah kaun hai?Who is this [person]?

Coordinate termsEdit

DeterminerEdit

यह (yah) (Urdu spelling يہ‎)

  1. this
    यह मकान बहुत बड़ा है।yah makān bahut baṛā hai.This house is large.

InflectionEdit

Declension of यह
direct यह (yah)
indirect इस (is)
ergative इसने (isne)
genitive इसका (iskā)
dative इसे (ise) , इसको (isko)

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “यह”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “यह”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.
  1. ^ Oberlies, Thomas (2005) A Historical Grammar of Hindi, Grazer Vergleichende Arbeiten, →ISBN, page 22