मांजर

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EtymologyEdit

नपुसकलिंग (napusakliṅga): मांजरू n (māñjrū)
पुल्लिंग (pulliṅga): मांजर m (māñjar)
स्त्रीलिंग (strīliṅga): मांजरी f (māñjrī)

Inherited from Old Marathi 𑘦𑘰𑘽𑘕𑘱𑘨 (māṃjira), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀫𑀁𑀚𑀸𑀭 (maṃjāra), from Sanskrit मार्जार (mārjāra). Cognate to Konkani माजर (māzar), Gujarati મંજાર (mañjār), Hindi मँजार (mañjār), मंजार (mañjār).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

मांजर (māñjarn

  1. (any gender) cat

ReferencesEdit

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “मांजर”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas (1857), “मांजर”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna (1932-1950), “मांजर”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala.
  • Tulpule, Shankar Gopal; Feldhaus, Anne, “मांजर”, in A Dictionary of Old Marathi, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan, 1999.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “mārjārá”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press