अयस्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *áyos, h₂éyos (metal).

Noun[edit]

अयस् (ayasn

  1. iron
  2. metal
  3. iron weapon (as an axe)
  4. gold
  5. steel

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 85