पितृ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पितृ (pitṛ), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pHtar-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

Noun[edit]

पितृ (pitṛmUrdu spelling پتر

  1. father
  2. paternal ancestor

Related terms[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *pHtar- (compare Avestan 𐬞𐬙𐬁 (ptā), pitar-, Old Persian 𐎱𐎡𐎫𐎠 (pitā)), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (compare Ancient Greek πατήρ (patḗr), Latin pater, Tocharian A pācar, English father).

Noun[edit]

पितृ (pitṛm

  1. father
  2. paternal ancestor

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]