ឧសភា

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Etymology[edit]

Loaned from Sanskrit उषपा (uṣapā́) combined from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwsōs (dawn), cognates including Latin Aurora/aurora, Ancient Greek Ἠώς (Ēṓs)/ἠώς (ēṓs) and possibly Old English Ēostre, as well as from Proto-Indo-European *péh₂ur (compare Hittite 𒉺𒀪𒄯 (paḫḫur), Umbrian pir, Tocharian A/B por/puwar, Czech pȳř (hot ashes), Ancient Greek πῦρ (pûr, fire), Armenian հուր (hur, fire)) and perhaps Albanian prush (embers). This was an inanimate noun whose animate counterpart was Proto-Indo-European *h₁ngʷnis, *h₁ngʷni-.

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ឧសភា (ŭsăpīă)

  1. May
  2. Sun
  3. Fire

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