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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit स्त्री (strī́).

NounEdit

स्त्री (strīf (Urdu spelling ستری)

  1. woman
  2. wife
  3. (grammar) the feminine gender

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *strī́ (woman). Cognate with Avestan 𐬯𐬙𐬭𐬍 (strī), Khotanese 𑀲𑁆𑀢𑀭𑀺𑀬𑀸 (striyā), Middle Sogdian 'stryč, Ossetian silæ.

NounEdit

स्त्री (strī́f

  1. a woman, female, wife
  2. the female of any animal
    शाखामृगस्त्री (śākhā-mṛga-strī)a female monkey
  3. a white ant
  4. the प्रियङ्गु (priyaṅgu) plant
  5. (grammar) the feminine gender
  6. a kind of metre

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