शब्द

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit शब्द ‎(śábda).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

शब्द ‎(śabdm ‎(Urdu spelling شبد)

  1. word, term
    यह शब्द हिन्दी में काफी प्रयुक्त होता है
    Yeh śabd Hindi mẽ kāphī prayukt hotā hai.
    This word is used a lot in Hindi.
  2. sound
    झरनों का धीमा शब्द जंगल में गूँजता।
    The soft sound of springs echoes through the forest.

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ReferencesEdit

  • शब्द – Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from शपति ‎(śapati, to curse; swear).

NounEdit

शब्द ‎(śábdam

  1. sound, noise, voice, tone, note
  2. a word
  3. speech, language
  4. the right word, correct expression
  5. the sacred syllable Om
  6. (grammar) a declinable word or a word-termination, affix
  7. a name, appellation, title
  8. a technical term
  9. verbal communication or testimony, oral tradition, verbal authority or evidence

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 1052
  • Manfred Mayrhofer (1956–1980), Kurzgefasstes Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindischen. A Concise Etymological Sanskrit Dictionary, in 4 vols, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, volume III, page 296
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