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AssameseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Assamese verb set
বঢ় (borh)
বঢ়া (borha)
বঢ়ুৱা (borhua)
বঢ়ুউৱা (borhuua)

From Sanskrit वर्धते (vardhate, to grow, increase). Cognate to Sylheti ꠛꠣꠠꠣ (baṛa), Hindi बढ़ना (baṛhnā), Marathi वाढणे (vāḍhṇe)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɔ.ɹʱa/, /bɔ.ɦa/ (to grow)
  • IPA(key): /bɔ.ɹa/ (to serve)

VerbEdit

বঢ়া (borha)

  1. (become) to increase (in amount or intensity)
    দেশখনত দৰিদ্ৰতা বাঢ়ি আছে
    dexkhonot doridrota barhi ase.
    Poverty is increasing in the nation.
    Synonym: বৃদ্ধি হোৱা (briddhi hüa)
    Antonym: কমা (koma)
  2. to grow, become larger (in size)
    গছকেইজোপা বাঢ়িব݁ ধৰিছেgoskeizüpa barhibo dhorise.The plants have begun to grow.
  3. to serve, distribute, share
    ভাত বাঢ়কbhat barhok.Serve rice.
    Synonym: বিলোৱা (bilüa)
  4. (become) to rise (e.g. price, temperature)
  5. (become) to boost
  6. (with আগ (ag)) to move ahead, continue
    ছবিখন ভালদৰে চাই তেওঁ আগ বাঢ়িলে
    sobikhon bhaldore sai teü̃ ag barhile.
    After seeing the painting closely he moved on.

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