रुधिर

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁rudʰrós (red), from the root *h₁rewdʰ- . Cognates include Avestan [script needed] (raoiδita-), Ancient Greek ἐρυθρός (eruthrós) Latin ruber, Tocharian A/B rtär/ratre, Old Church Slavonic рудъ (rudŭ), Lithuanian raúdas, and Old English rēad (English red).

Adjective[edit]

रुधिर (rudhirá)

  1. red, blood-red, bloody

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

रुधिर (rudhirám

  1. the bloodred planet or Mars
  2. a kind of precious stone (compare रुधिराख्य (rudhirā*khya))

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

रुधिर (rudhirán

  1. saffron
  2. name of a city

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Descendants[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 0884