Definition of bahu in English:

bahu

noun

Indian
  • A daughter-in-law.

    • ‘On the other hand, some bahus (especially working women) choose to live with their in-laws reasoning it will be good for their kids.’
    • ‘Soni's collection has been inspired by the royal bahus, from the days of the Raj.’
    • ‘Sonia won Indira's trust and confidence and became more than a bahu.’
    • ‘But then there is the same old stereotype of rich parents wanting a rich bahu and the like.’
    • ‘From a doting bahu she has turned into a protagonist of social issues in her new television avatar.’

Origin

Hindi bahū ‘daughter-in-law, wife’, from Sanskrit vadhū, vadhukā.

Pronunciation

bahu

/ˈbɑːhuː/