Nepali edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

रङ्ग (raṅga)

  1. color
  2. amusement
  3. skin color

References edit

  • रङ्ग”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (nepālī br̥hat śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary]‎[1], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993) “रङ्ग”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar

Newar edit

Etymology edit

From Sanskrit रङ्ग (raṅga).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

रङ्ग (raṅga? (Newa Spelling 𑐬𑐒𑑂𑐐)

  1. color

Sanskrit edit

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Etymology edit

Derived from the root रञ्ज् (rañj), which is from Proto-Indo-European *reg- (to dye). Cognate with Persian رنگ (rang).

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Noun edit

रङ्ग (raṅga) stemm

  1. colour, paint, dye, hue
  2. the nasal modification of a vowel
  3. a place for public amusement or for dramatic exhibition, theatre, playhouse, stage, arena, any place of assembly
  4. the members of an assembly, audience
  5. a dancing-place
  6. a field of battle
  7. diversion, mirth
  8. love
  9. (music) a kind of measure
  10. borax
  11. an extract obtained from Acacia catechu

Declension edit

Masculine a-stem declension of रङ्ग (raṅga)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative रङ्गः
raṅgaḥ
रङ्गौ / रङ्गा¹
raṅgau / raṅgā¹
रङ्गाः / रङ्गासः¹
raṅgāḥ / raṅgāsaḥ¹
Vocative रङ्ग
raṅga
रङ्गौ / रङ्गा¹
raṅgau / raṅgā¹
रङ्गाः / रङ्गासः¹
raṅgāḥ / raṅgāsaḥ¹
Accusative रङ्गम्
raṅgam
रङ्गौ / रङ्गा¹
raṅgau / raṅgā¹
रङ्गान्
raṅgān
Instrumental रङ्गेण
raṅgeṇa
रङ्गाभ्याम्
raṅgābhyām
रङ्गैः / रङ्गेभिः¹
raṅgaiḥ / raṅgebhiḥ¹
Dative रङ्गाय
raṅgāya
रङ्गाभ्याम्
raṅgābhyām
रङ्गेभ्यः
raṅgebhyaḥ
Ablative रङ्गात्
raṅgāt
रङ्गाभ्याम्
raṅgābhyām
रङ्गेभ्यः
raṅgebhyaḥ
Genitive रङ्गस्य
raṅgasya
रङ्गयोः
raṅgayoḥ
रङ्गाणाम्
raṅgāṇām
Locative रङ्गे
raṅge
रङ्गयोः
raṅgayoḥ
रङ्गेषु
raṅgeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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See also edit

Colors in Sanskrit · रङ्ग (raṅga) (layout · text)
     श्वेत (śveta)      श्याम (śyāma)      कृष्ण (kṛṣṇa), काल (kāla)
             रोहित (rohita)              कद्रु (kadru), पिशङ्ग (piśaṅga), पिङ्गल (piṅgala)              पिङ्ग (piṅga); पाण्डु (pāṇḍu)
                          हरित् (harit)              श्याम (śyāma)
                                       नील (nīla)
                          नीललोहित (nīlalohita)             

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