पुर

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁- (stronghold). Cognates include Ancient Greek πόλις (polis) and Lithuanian pilis.

Adjective[edit]

पुर (pura)

  1. a kind of resin, bdellium

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

पुर (puran

  1. fortress, castle, city, town
  2. the female apartments, gynaeceum
  3. house, abode, residence, receptacle
  4. an upper story
  5. brothel
  6. body
  7. skin
  8. a species of Cyperus
  9. name of a constellation
  10. a leaf rolled into the shape of a funnel
  11. name of the subdivisions of the vedānta

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Proper noun[edit]

पुर (puram

  1. name of an asura, of another man

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0635