शिशिर

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (warm, cold). Cognate with Old Armenian սառն (saṙn).

Adjective[edit]

शिशिर (śiśira)

  1. cool, chilly, cold, frigid, freezing

Noun[edit]

शिशिर (śiśiram, n

  1. cold, coolness, hoarfrost, dew

Noun[edit]

शिशिर (śiśiram

  1. the cool or dewy season (comprising two months, माघ and फाल्गुन, or from about the middle of January to that of March)
  2. Name of the seventh month of the year.

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 1076