कृमि

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷr̥mis (worm). Cognates include Proto-Slavic *čьrvь (worm), Lithuanian kirmìs (worm) and Persian کرم (kerm, worm).

NounEdit

कृमि (kṛ́mim

  1. a worm, insect (VS., TS., AV., ŚBr., Mn. etc.)
  2. "a spider" (» कृमितन्तुजाल (kṛ́mi-tantu-jāla))
  3. a silk-worm (L.)
  4. a shield-louse (L.)
  5. an ant (L.)
  6. lac (red dye caused by insects) (L.)
  7. name of a son (of उशीनर (uśīnara) Hariv. 1676 ff.; of भजमान (bhajamāna) Hariv. 2002)
  8. name of an Asura (brother of Rāvaṇa) (L.)
  9. name of a नागराज (nāga-rāja) (Buddh.)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

कृमि (kṛ́mif

  1. name of the wife of उशीनर (uśīnara) and mother of Kṛmi (Hariv. 1675 and VP.; v.l. कृमी (kṛmī))
  2. name of a river (MBh. VI, 9, 17)

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 0305
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