शत्रु

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit शत्रु (śatru), from the root verb शद् (śad, to fall, perish, decay).

Noun[edit]

शत्रु (śatrumUrdu spelling شتر

  1. enemy, adversary, foe
    शत्रु को पीछे हटना पड़ा।
    The enemy was forced to retreat.
    नगर पर शत्रु ने क़ब्ज़ा कर लिया है।
    The city has been occupied by the enemy.

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References[edit]

  • शत्रु in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Said to be for śat-tru, from root √śad.

Noun[edit]

शत्रु (śátrum

  1. literally probably "overthrower"; enemy, foe
  2. rival
  3. a hostile king (especially a neighbouring king as a natural enemy)
  4. the 6th astrological mansion, Var Yogay
  5. Asparagus racemosus
  6. name of an Asura

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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 1051