शिर

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱara-, *ḱeras-, *ḱrās- (head). Cognate with Avestan [script needed] (sirō) [script needed]. Other cognates include Latin cerebrum (brain), Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head), Old Norse hjarni (brain), Hittite [script needed] (harsar, head)[Cuneiform needed].

Noun[edit]

शिर (śiram

  1. (anatomy) head, skull, cephalon
  2. peak, top
  3. bed, couch

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] definition from Sanskrit Dictionary for Spoken Sanskrit.