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EtymologyEdit

From Maharastri Prakrit 𑀊𑀲𑀅 (ūsaä), from Sanskrit उच्छीर्षक (ucchīrṣaka), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *ut-śīrṣa. Compare Konkani उशें, Gujarati ઓશીકું (ośīkũ), Hindi उसीसा (usīsā).

NounEdit

उशी (uśīf

  1. pillow

ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “उशी”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “उशी”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “*ut--śīrṣa (1853)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press