पुस्तक

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustaka).

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Noun[edit]

पुस्तक (pustakfUrdu spelling پستک

  1. book, manuscript, volume
    पुस्तकें यहाँ बिकती हैं।
    pustakẽ yahā̃ biktī h͠ai
    Books are sold here.

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Maithili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustaka).

Noun[edit]

पुस्तक (pustak)

  1. book

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustaka).

Noun[edit]

पुस्तक (pustakn

  1. book

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustaka).

Noun[edit]

पुस्तक (pustak?

  1. book

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Sanskrit[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from some Middle Iranian language. Compare Sogdian pwst'k (book, document, sutra), Manichaean Parthian pwstg (pōstag, book, pergament) and Persian پوست (pust, skin, hide) (from *pōst, from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎿𐎫𐎠 (pavastā); cognate to पवस्त (pavásta)).

Noun[edit]

पुस्तक (pustakan, m

  1. manuscript
  2. book
  3. booklet

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Descendants[edit]

Either directly from Sanskrit, or via Prakrit, from Proto-Indo-Aryan *pōstaka, *pustaka.

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 0640
  • Ralph Lilley Turner, A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, 1966, page 478
  • Manfred Mayrhofer (1986–2001) Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen, in 3 vols, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, volume III, pages 331, 332