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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit अप्सराः (apsarā́ḥ), nominative singular of अप्सरस् (apsarás).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

अप्सरा (apsarāf

  1. (mythology) an apsara; a female spirit of the clouds and waters
  2. a beautiful woman

DeclensionEdit

Declension of अप्सरा
Singular Plural
Direct अप्सरा (apsarā) अप्सराएँ (apsarāẽ)
Oblique अप्सरा (apsarā) अप्सराओं (apsarāon)
Vocative अप्सरा (apsarā) अप्सराओ (apsarāo)

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “अप्सरा”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975), “अप्सरा”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.