Bengali Letter Da.svg
U+09A6, দ
BENGALI LETTER DA

[U+09A5]
Bengali
[U+09A7]

AssameseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit দ্ৰহ (draha, deep lake). Cognate with Bengali () / দহ (dôh, tank, lake, deep pool), Oriya ଦହ (dôhô, lake, deep (water), marsh, mud), Nepali दह (daha, natural pond, cistern), Bhojpuri 𑂠𑂯 (dah) / दह (dah, lake), Hindustani دہ‎ / दह (dah, deep pool), Sinhalese දහ (daha, lake, pond), Pali daha (pond, lake).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(do)

  1. deep
    বাৰিষা কালত পুখুৰীটো বৰ হৈ যায়barixa kalot pukhuritü bor do hoi zay.The pond becomes very deep during the rainy season.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɔn.tia dɔ/, /dɔn.tɔ dɔ/, /dɔ/

LetterEdit

(d)

  1. The 29th character in the Assamese alphabet. It is called দন্তীয়া দ (dontia do) or দন্ত দ (donto do)

BengaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /d̪ɔ/
  • (file)

LetterEdit

(d)

  1. The 29th character in the Bengali abugida