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सूकर

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare also Persian خوک (xuk)), from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *suh₂kéh₂, from *sū-. Compare English sow, Welsh hwch.

NounEdit

सूकर (sūkarám

  1. boar, hog, pig, swine
  2. a kind of deer (the hog-deer)
  3. a particular fish
  4. white rice
  5. potter
  6. name of a particular hell

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

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 1240