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गिरि

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gwerH-. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic гора (gora), Ancient Greek δειράς (deirás).

NounEdit

गिरि (girim

  1. mountain, hill, rock, elevation, rising-ground (often connected with párvata, "a mountain having many parts")
  2. the number 'eight' (there being 8 mountains which surround mount Meru)
  3. a particular disease of the eyes
  4. a peculiar defect in mercury

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 355