HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋəʱ/, /ʋoː/, /ʋəɦ(ə)/

PronounEdit

वह (vah) (Urdu spelling وہ‎) (demonstrative)

  1. that
    वह मकान बड़ा हैvah makān baṛā hai.That house is large.
  2. he, she, it
    वह छोटा हैvah choṭā hai.He is small.
    वह छोटी हैvah choṭī hai.She is small.

InflectionEdit

Declension of वह
dir. sg. वह (vah)
dir. pl. वे (ve)
singular plural
direct वह (vah) वे (ve)
indirect उस (us) उन (un)
ergative उसने (usne) उन्होंने (unhõṅne)
genitive उसका (uskā) उनका (unkā)
dative उसे (use), उसको (usko) उन्हें (unhẽ)

Coordinate termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “वह”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “वह”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.