कलम

NepaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَلَم ‎(qalam), from Ancient Greek κάλαμος ‎(kálamos, reed).

NounEdit

कलम ‎(kalam)

  1. pen

SanskritEdit

Etymology 1Edit

According to the Uṇādi-sūtra, iv, p.84, from the root √kal ‎(√kal, to sound).

NounEdit

कलम ‎(kalamam

  1. a sort of rice (sown in May and June and ripening in December or January)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek κάλαμος ‎(kálamos, reed)

NounEdit

कलम ‎(kalamam

  1. writing reed
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

कलम ‎(kalamam

  1. thief
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0260
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