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EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit मातृ (mātṛ), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mā́tr-, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

NounEdit

मातृ (mātṛf (Urdu spelling ماتر)

  1. (literary, rare) mother

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *mā́tr- (compare Avestan 𐬨𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭 (mātar), Old Persian 𐎶𐎠𐎫𐎠 (mātā)), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr (compare Old Armenian մայր (mayr), Ancient Greek μήτηρ (mḗtēr), Old Church Slavonic мати (mati), Latin māter, Old English mōdor (> English mother).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

मातृ (mā́tṛf

  1. mother

DescendantsEdit