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HindiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit शरद् (śarád), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ĉarád-. Doublet of साल (sāl), a borrowing from Persian.

NounEdit

शरद् (śaradf (Urdu spelling شرد)

  1. autumn, fall (specifically, the two months succeeding the summer monsoons).
    आनेवाला शरद् ऋतु बहुत ठंडा होगा।
    ānevālā śarad ŕtu bahut ṭhaṇḍā hogā.
    The coming autumn season will be very cold.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “शरद्”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “शरद्”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

SanskritEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *śarád-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ĉarád-, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ḱelh₁- (to warm up, be hot) (compare Latin caleō (to be warm)). The Sanskrit root is शॄ (śṝ, to fade or wither away).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

शरद् (śarádf

  1. autumn, autumnal season comprising the two months आश्विन and कार्तिक.
  2. a year

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Vaman Shivaram Apte (accessed 12-15-2012), “The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]