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दुहितृ

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰuǰʰitr-) (compare Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬔𐬆𐬛𐬀𐬭 (dugǝdar-), Persian دختر (doχtar), from *dʰugʰdʰā), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr. Cognate with Old Armenian դուստր (dustr), Old Prussian duckti, Old Church Slavonic дъщи (dŭšti), Mycenaean Greek 𐀶𐀏𐀳 (tu-ka-te) (Ancient Greek θυγάτηρ (thugátēr), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍄𐌰𐍂 (dauhtar), Old English dohtor (English daughter).

NounEdit

दुहितृ (duhitr̩f

  1. daughter (the milker or drawing milk from her mother)

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 0489