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ऊधर्

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SanskritEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ówHdʰr̥ (udder). Cognates include Ancient Greek οὖθαρ (oûthar), Latin ūber, Old English ūder, and modern English udder.

NounEdit

ऊधर् (ū́dharn (Vedic)

  1. the udder of any female, breast, bosom
    Synonyms: स्तन (stana)

Usage notesEdit

In classical Sanskrit, the stem ūdhan appears only in the feminine of an adjective compound, while the original heteroclitic r/n paradigm has been preserved in Vedic; compare nominative and genitive singular ऊधर् (ū́dhar) ~ ऊधन् (ū́dhnas).