PunjabiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit ऋक्ष(ŕkṣa) (or from a closely related Old-Indo-Aryan language, through Prakrit), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hrtća, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos(bear). Compare Gujarati રીંછ(rīn̄cha), Romani rish.

NounEdit

ਰਿਛ ‎(richm ‎(Shahmukhi spelling رچھ)

  1. bear