कलम

NepaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قلم (qalam), from Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kalamos, reed).

NounEdit

कलम (kalam?

  1. pen

SanskritEdit

Etymology 1Edit

According to the Uṇādi-sūtra, iv, p.84, from the root √kal (to sound).

NounEdit

कलम (kalamam

  1. a sort of rice (sown in May and June and ripening in December or January)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos, reed)

NounEdit

कलम (kalamam

  1. writing reed
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

कलम (kalamam

  1. thief
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0260
Last modified on 14 January 2014, at 02:45