पार्ष्णि

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *persneh₂- ‎(heel). Cognates include Ancient Greek πτέρνη ‎(ptérnē), Latin perna, Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌶𐌽𐌰 ‎(faírzna, heel) and Persian پاشنه ‎(pâšne, heel).

NounEdit

पार्ष्णि ‎(pā́rṣṇif

  1. the heel
  2. the extremity of the fore-axle to which the outside horses of a four-horse chariot are attached (the two inner horses being harnessed to the धुर् ‎(dhur), or chariot-pole)
  3. the rear of an army
  4. the back
  5. kick
  6. enquiry, asking
  7. a foolish or licentious woman
  8. name of a plant

DeclensionEdit

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