GujaratiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Persian شهر(šahr), from Middle Persian 𐭱𐭲𐭥𐭩(šahr), from Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶(xšaçam), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ksayati(he rules, he has power over), from Proto-Indo-European *tke-(to gain power over, gain control over).

NounEdit

શહેર ‎(śahēr?

  1. town, city