स्त्री

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit स्त्री (strī́).

Noun[edit]

स्त्री (strīfUrdu spelling ستری

  1. woman
  2. wife
  3. (grammar) the feminine gender

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *eys-, used to form words denoting passion; cognate with Ancient Greek οἶστρος (oîstros).

Noun[edit]

स्त्री (strī́f

  1. a woman, female, wife
  2. the female of any animal
    शाखामृगस्त्री (śākhā-mṛga-strī) — a female monkey
  3. a white ant
  4. the प्रियङ्गु (priyaṅgu) plant
  5. (grammar) the feminine gender
  6. a kind of metre

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