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AssameseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Assamese verb set
বাঢ় (barh)
বাঢ়া (barha)
বাঢ়ুৱা (barhua)
বাঢ়ুউৱা (barhuua)

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

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

বাঢ়া (barha)

  1. to increase (in amount or intensity)
    দেশখনত দৰিদ্ৰতা বাঢ়ি আছে
    dexkhonot doridrota barhi ase.
    Poverty is increasing in the nation.
  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.
  4. to rise (e.g. price, temperature)
  5. 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.