स्त्री

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit स्त्री (strī́).

NounEdit

स्त्री (strīfUrdu spelling ستری

  1. woman
  2. wife
  3. (grammar) the feminine gender

Related termsEdit

  • इस्त्री
  • स्त्रीता
  • स्त्रीत्व
  • स्त्रैण

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *eys-, used to form words denoting passion; cognate with Ancient Greek οἶστρος (oistros).

NounEdit

स्त्री (strī́f

  1. a woman, female, wife
  2. the female of any animal
    शाखामृगस्त्री (śākhā-mṛga-strī) — a female monkey
  3. a white ant
  4. the प्रियङ्गु (priyaṅgu) plant
  5. (grammar) the feminine gender
  6. a kind of metre

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 23:14