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SanskritEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ewHdʰr̥-, *h₁owHdʰr̥-, *h₁uHdʰr̥- ‎(udder). Cognates include Ancient Greek οὖθαρ ‎(oûthar), Latin ūber, Old and modern English udder.

NounEdit

ऊधस् ‎(ū́dhasm, n

  1. the udder of any female, breast, bosom
  2. the night

Usage notesEdit

In classical Sanskrit the stem उधन् ‎(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).

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