ऊधर्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ewHdʰr̥-, *h₁owHdʰr̥-, *h₁uHdʰr̥- (udder). Cognates include Ancient Greek οὖθαρ (oûthar), Latin ūber, Old and modern English udder.

Noun[edit]

ऊधर् (ū́dharn

  1. the udder of any female, breast, bosom

Usage notes[edit]

In classical Sanskrit, the stem ūdhan appears only in the feminine of an adjective compound, while the original heteroclitic r/n paradigm has been preserved in Vedic; compare nominative and genitive singular ऊधर् (ū́dhar) ~ ऊधन् (ū́dhnas).