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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *ḍʰayras. Compare Punjabi ਢੇਰ (ḍher, pile), Gujarati ઢેર (ḍher, pile), Marathi ढेर (ḍher, pile), Bengali ঢেরি (ḍheri, heap, pile).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ढेर (ḍherm

  1. mass, pile, heap

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ढेर
Singular Plural
Direct ढेर (ḍher) ढेर (ḍher)
Oblique ढेर (ḍher) ढेरों (ḍherõ)
Vocative ढेर (ḍher) ढेरो (ḍhero)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Pashto: ډیرئِي (from ढेरी (ḍherī))

Further readingEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “ढेर”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons