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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

DeclensionEdit

Feminine ṛ-stem declension of मातृ
Nom. sg. माता (mātā)
Gen. sg. मातुः (mātuḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative माता (mātā) मातारौ (mātārau) मातारः (mātāraḥ)
Vocative मातर् (mātar) मातारौ (mātārau) मातारः (mātāraḥ)
Accusative मातारम् (mātāram) मातारौ (mātārau) मातॄः (mātṝḥ)
Instrumental मात्रा (mātrā) मातृभ्याम् (mātṛbhyām) मातृभिः (mātṛbhiḥ)
Dative मात्रे (mātre) मातृभ्याम् (mātṛbhyām) मातृभ्यः (mātṛbhyaḥ)
Ablative मातुः (mātuḥ) मातृभ्याम् (mātṛbhyām) मातृभ्यः (mātṛbhyaḥ)
Genitive मातुः (mātuḥ) मात्रोः (mātroḥ) मातॄणाम् (mātṝṇām)
Locative मातरि (mātari) मात्रोः (mātroḥ) मातृषु (mātṛṣu)

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