भ्रातृ

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrātṛ), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr (brother).

Noun[edit]

भ्रातृ (bhrātṛmUrdu spelling بھراتر

  1. (literary, rare) brother

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰrātr- (compare Avestan 𐬠𐬭𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭 (brātar), Old Persian 𐎲𐎼𐎠𐎫𐎠 (brātā)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr (brother). Other cognates include Ancient Greek φράτηρ (phrátēr), Latin frāter, Old Church Slavonic братръ (bratrŭ), Old Irish bráthair, Old Norse bróðir and Old English brōþor (English brother).

Noun[edit]

भ्रातृ (bhrā́tṛm

  1. brother

Usage notes[edit]

Often used to designate a near relative or an intimate friend, especially as a term of friendly address.

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