काक

KhalingEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Garo kak. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

काक (kaak)

  1. basket

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

काक m

  1. Devanagari script form of kāka

DeclensionEdit


SanskritEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Imitative, similar to Old High German (crow, jackdaw), Middle Low German (crow, jackdaw).

NounEdit

काक (kākam

  1. (onomatopoeia) (imitation of the cawing of the crow), a crow
  2. (onomatopoeia) (imitation of the crowing of the rooster)
  3. (poetry) an expression of contempt

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Dardic: *kāka
  • Khasa Prakrit: [Term?]
  • Magadhi Prakrit: [Term?]
  • Maharastri Prakrit: 𑀓𑀸𑀅 (kāa) (see there for further descendants)
  • Paisaci Prakrit: [Term?]
    • Takka Apabhramsa: [Term?]
  • Pali: kāka
  • Sauraseni Prakrit: 𑀓𑀸𑀕 (kāga)
    • Gurjar Apabhramsa: [Term?]
    • Sauraseni Apabhramsa: [Term?]
    • Sauraseni Prakrit: *𑀓𑀸𑀕-𑀉𑀕 (*kāga-uga)[1]

Borrowed termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “kāˊka”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press