Ba; 5 Definition(s)
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Ba (ब).—Or बकार (bakāra) the letter ब् (b), the vowel अ (a) as also the word कार (kāra) being added for facility of utterance; cf. T. Pr. I.17.21, The letter ब् (b) is sometimes used for व् (v) especially when it stands at the beginning of a word, for which scholars use the expression वबयेरभेदः (vabayerabhedaḥ).(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Languages of India and abroad
ba (ब).—The twenty-third consonant. It corresponds with B.
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ba (ब) [or बई, baī].—f In nursery language. Mother, mammy, ma: also a fondling compellation for Mother in adult life.
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bā (बा).—m A familiar form of the word bāpa for father, Pa. 2 An affix of respect to the names of deities and men; generally causing a slight change of the word; e. g. gaṇēśa becomes gaṇōbā, vināyaka becomes vinōbā &c. 3 Applied constantly with jocose reverence; as vāghōbā, nāgōbā, vēḍōbā, dhōṇḍōbā, and others. 4 A term of endearment for a child or youth. Ex. bā tujhā cālatā kāḷa || khāyālā miḷa- tila sakaḷa ||. Pr. māgūna puḍhūna bāca navarā (First and last, Papa's the bridegroom). Used of a widower marrying again when he ought to be getting a wife for his son; and, hence, of a selfish fellow gen.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ba (ब).—The twenty-third consonant.
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ba (ब) [or baī, or बई].—f Mother, mammy, ma.
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bā (बा).—m A familiar from of the word bāpa for father, Pa. An affix of respect to the names of deities and men; gaṇēśa becomes gaṇōbā, vināyaka becomes vinōbā &c. Pr. māgūna puḍhūna bāca (bāpaca) navarā Used of a widower marrying again when he ought to be getting a wife for his son; and, hence, of a selfish fellow.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
1) Name of Varuṇa.
3) A water-jar; (the meanings of this letter are given in the following verse; बः पुमान् वरुणे सिन्धौ भगे तोये गते तु वा । गन्धने तन्तुसंताने पुंस्येव वपने स्मृतः (baḥ pumān varuṇe sindhau bhage toye gate tu vā | gandhane tantusaṃtāne puṃsyeva vapane smṛtaḥ) || Medinī.
Derivable forms: baḥ (बः).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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