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  1. Devanagari script form of , ablative singular of (ra, the Pali letter 'r')

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Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *rey- (to cry, bellow). Cognate with English roar.

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Root edit

रा ()

  1. to bark

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References edit

  • Arthur Anthony Macdonell (1893), “रा”, in A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press
  • William Dwight Whitney, 1885, The Roots, Verb-forms, and Primary Derivatives of the Sanskrit Language, Leipzig: Breitkopf and Härtel, page 138
  • Otto Böhtlingk; Richard Schmidt (1879-1928), “रा”, in Walter Slaje, Jürgen Hanneder, Paul Molitor, Jörg Ritter, editors, Nachtragswörterbuch des Sanskrit [Dictionary of Sanskrit with supplements] (in German), Halle-Wittenberg: Martin-Luther-Universität, published 2016