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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰuǰʰitr- (compare Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬔𐬆𐬛𐬀𐬭 (dugǝdar-), Persian دختر(doχtar), from *dʰugʰdʰā), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr. Cognate with Old Armenian դուստր(dustr), Old Prussian duckti, Old Church Slavonic дъщи(dŭšti), Mycenaean Greek 𐀶𐀏𐀳(tu-ka-te) (Ancient Greek θυγάτηρ(thugátēr), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍄𐌰𐍂(daúhtar), Old English dohtor (English daughter).

NounEdit

दुहितृ ‎(duhitr̩f

  1. daughter

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 0489