सूर्य

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit सूर्य (sūrya).

Noun[edit]

सूर्य (sūryamUrdu spelling سوریہ

  1. (astronomy) sun

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variety of सूर (sū́ra, the sun), from स्वर् (svár, the sun, sunshine), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *súHr̥, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥, whence also Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hḗlios), Latin sōl and Persian خور (khur).

Noun[edit]

सूर्य (sū́ryam

  1. the sun or its deified form Surya
  2. a symbolical expression for the number twelve (in allusion to the sun in the 12 signs of the zodiac)
  3. the swallowwort, certain milkweeds (Asclepias and Calotropis gigantea, = अर्क (arka))
  4. name of the son of Bali
  5. name of a Dānava
  6. name of an astronomer (= सूर्यदास (sūrya-dāsa))
  7. epithet of Shiva
  8. name the daughter of Surya or the Sun
  9. = वाच् (vāc)
  10. = सूर्यासूक्ता (sūryā-sūktā)
  11. new bride
  12. drug
  13. the colocynth or bitter gourd

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Adjective[edit]

सूर्य (sū́rya)

  1. solar (perhaps wrong reading of सौर्य (saurya))

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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 1243