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चीन

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Proper nounEdit

चीन (cīnmUrdu spelling چین

  1. China

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

चीन (cīnam

  1. the Chinese (Mn.. X, 44, MBh. II f., vf. R. IV, 44, 14, Lalit., Jain., Car., VarBṛS.)
  2. a kind of deer (L.)
  3. proso millet, Panicum miliaceum (also spelled चिन्न​ (cinna)) (L.)
  4. thread (L.)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

चीन (cīnan

  1. banner (L.)
  2. a bandage for the corners of the eyes (Suśr. i, 18, 11)
  3. lead (L.)

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 0399