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AwadhiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit लोक (loká)

NounEdit

लोक (lok) (plural लोकन)

  1. world (countable)
    • Tulsidas, संकटमोचन हनुमानाष्टक :
      तब तीनहुँ लोक भयो अँधियारो।
      tab tīnhũ lok bhayo ãdhiyāro.

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit लोक (loká). Doublet of लोग (log) and लोअ (loa).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

लोक (lokm (Urdu spelling لوک‎)

  1. public
    हमारा नेता बड़ा धोखेबाज़ है, पर लोक द्वारा समर्थित है।
    hamārā netā baṛā dhokhebāz hai, par lok dvārā samarthit hai.
    Our leader is a cheat, but he is supported by the public.
    Synonym: जन (jan)
  2. folk
    यह चावल गाँव लोक से आते हैं।
    yah cāval gā̃v lok se āte hain.
    This rice comes from the village folk.
    Synonym: लोग (log)
  3. world
    मौत के समय पर, हर एक आदमी स्वर्ग-लोक पहुँचना चाहते हैं।
    maut ke samay par, har ek ādmī svarg-lok pahũcnā cāhte hain.
    Each and every person wants to go to the world of paradise (heaven) upon their death.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of लोक
Singular Plural
Direct लोक (lok) लोक (lok)
Oblique लोक (lok) लोकों (lokõ)
Vocative लोक (lok) लोको (loko)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “लोक”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

KonkaniEdit

NounEdit

लोक (lok) (Latin script lok, Kannada script ?)

  1. people

MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit लोक (loká).

NounEdit

लोक (lokm pl

  1. people, folk

ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “लोक”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “लोक”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

लोक m

  1. Devanagari script form of loka (“world”)

DeclensionEdit


RajbanshiEdit

NounEdit

लोक (lok) (classifier , plural लोकला)

  1. man

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *lawkás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *láwkas, from Proto-Indo-European *lówk-o-s, from *lewk- (shine). Cognate with Latin lūcus (sacred grove), Old English lēah (open field, meadow) (whence English lea).

Alternative scriptsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

लोक (lokám (Vedic lauká)

  1. free or open space
  2. world
  3. sight
  4. place

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of लोक (loká)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative लोकः
lokáḥ
लोकौ
lokaú
लोकाः / लोकासः¹
lokā́ḥ / lokā́saḥ¹
Vocative लोक
lóka
लोकौ
lókau
लोकाः / लोकासः¹
lókāḥ / lókāsaḥ¹
Accusative लोकम्
lokám
लोकौ
lokaú
लोकान्
lokā́n
Instrumental लोकेन
lokéna
लोकाभ्याम्
lokā́bhyām
लोकैः / लोकेभिः¹
lokaíḥ / lokébhiḥ¹
Dative लोकाय
lokā́ya
लोकाभ्याम्
lokā́bhyām
लोकेभ्यः
lokébhyaḥ
Ablative लोकात्
lokā́t
लोकाभ्याम्
lokā́bhyām
लोकेभ्यः
lokébhyaḥ
Genitive लोकस्य
lokásya
लोकयोः
lokáyoḥ
लोकानाम्
lokā́nām
Locative लोके
loké
लोकयोः
lokáyoḥ
लोकेषु
lokéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

DescendantsEdit