Etymology and meaning of bhAv in NIA languages

Arun Gupta suvidya at WORLDNET.ATT.NET
Thu Jun 15 19:05:48 UTC 2000

"bhAv" is used in Hindi for both "price" and "feeling/emotion".

According to the Oxford Hindi-English dictionary, "bhAv" in
Avadhi and Brijbhasa also has the meaning of "bhA" ( to be liked
or appreciated).

-arun gupta

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