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EtymologyEdit

From Old Marathi 𑘁𑘽𑘠𑘰𑘨𑘹𑘽 (āṁdhāreṁ), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀅𑀁𑀥𑀸𑀭 (aṃdhāra), from Sanskrit अन्धकार (andhakāra). Related to अंधेर (andher), अंधारे (andhāre) (adjective). Cognate with Gujarati અંધારું (andhārũ), Sindhi اَنڌَارُ‎ / अंधारु (ãdhāru), اَنڌَارو‎ / अंधारो (ãdhāro), آنڌَارو‎ / आंधारो (ā̃dhāro), Punjabi ਅੰਧਾਰ (andhār), Oriya ଅନ୍ଧାର (ôndharô), Bengali আঁধার (ãdhar), Assamese আন্ধাৰ (andhar), Sinhalese අඳුර (an̆dura), අඳර (an̆dara).

NounEdit

अंधार (andhārm

  1. darkness

ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “अंधार”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “अंधार”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “andhakāra (386)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press