Meaning of bhasha in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbɑːʃə/


mass nounIndian
  • Language.

    as modifier ‘English translations of bhasha texts’
    • ‘the bhashas of the common people’
    • ‘Holi is pronounced ‘Hori’ in Brij bhasha, the language of Kathak.’
    • ‘The higher three forms of shabda are described in the Rig Veda as hidden in ‘guha ‘, or within the self, whereas the forth is the external manifested speech, known as laukika bhasha.’’
    • ‘With perverse glee he informed bhasha writers that those who write in English would continue to earn more royalty and continue to be more widely read.’
    • ‘Her novels could effectively lend themselves to translations in bhashas, particularly Marathi, Kannada, Tamil and Hindi.’
    tongue, speech, mother tongue, native tongue, dialect, vernacular


From Hindi bhāṣā.