सुन्दर

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From Sanskrit सुन्दर (sundara)

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सुन्दर (sundarm, f — Urdu spelling: سندر

  1. beautiful, handsome, pretty, graceful, lovely, good-looking
    इस लड़की का लेख बहुत सुन्दर है।
    This girl's handwriting is very beautiful.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *sūnara- (*sūnara-), from सूनर (sū-nára, glad, joyous; delightful), with non-etymological medial -d-.

Adjective[edit]

सुन्दर (sundara)

  1. beautiful, handsome, lovely, charming, agreeable (MBh., Kāv. etc.)
    • Mahābhārata, Book IV, 14.30:
      ahaṃ ca te, sundari, dāsavat sthitaḥ
      sadā bhaviṣye vaśa|go, var’|ānane.
      I, too, stand before you as a slave and I will always be obedient, bewitching, lovely-faced lady.
  2. noble (Subh.)

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Noun[edit]

सुन्दर (sundaram

  1. Clerodendron phlomoides (L.)
  2. a palace of a particular form (L.)
  3. name of कामदेव​ (kāma-deva) (L.)
  4. name of a serpent-demon (Buddh.)
  5. name of a son of प्रविलसेन​ (Pravilasena)
  6. name of various authors (also with आचार्य (ācārya), कवि (kavi), भट्ट (bhaṭṭa) etc.)

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  • 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 1227
  • Manfred Mayrhofer (1986–2001) Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen, in 3 vols, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, volume II, page 740
  • Manfred Mayrhofer (1986–2001) Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen, in 3 vols, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, volume III, page 516