कु

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Particle[edit]

कु (ku)

  1. a pronominal base appearing in kútas , kútra , kuvíd , kúha , kvá , and as a prefix implying deterioration, depreciation, deficiency, want, littleness, hindrance, reproach, contempt, guilt
  2. originally perhaps (ku) signified "how (strange!)"
  3. as a separate word (ku) occurs only in the lengthened form कू (kū́)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

कु (kuf

  1. the earth
  2. the ground or base of a triangle or other plane figure
  3. the number one
Declension[edit]