वीर

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *wiHras, from Proto-Indo-European *wiHrós. Cognates include Latin vir, Lithuanian výras, Old Irish fer, Old Norse verr, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂 (wair), Ossetian ир (ir, Ossetians) and Old English wer (English were-).

Adjective[edit]

वीर (vīrá)

  1. heroic, powerful, strong, excellent, eminent

Noun[edit]

वीर (vīrám

  1. man, especially a brave or eminent man, hero, chief (sometimes applied to gods)
  2. hero
  3. husband
  4. male child, son
  5. the male of an animal
  6. adept
  7. heroism
  8. actor
  9. fire, (especially) sacred or sacrificial fire

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

वीर (vīrán

  1. reed
  2. the root of ginger
  3. pepper
  4. rice-gruel
  5. the root of

Declension[edit]