Hindi edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Prakrit 𑀲𑀸𑀯𑀺𑀳 (sāviha), from Sanskrit श्वाविध् (śvāvídh).[1][2] Doublet of श्वाविध् (śvāvidh).

Pronunciation edit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /sɑː.ɦiː/, [säː.ɦiː]

Noun edit

साही (sāhīm (Urdu spelling ساہی)

  1. porcupine
    Synonym: श्वाविध् (śvāvidh)

Declension edit

References edit

  1. ^ McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “साही”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  2. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “śvāvídh”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Further reading edit

  • Dāsa, Śyāmasundara (1965–1975), “साही”, in Hindī Śabdasāgara [lit. Sea of Hindi words] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha
  • साही”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.