abkar

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian آبکار (âbkâr), from آب (āb, water) (from Middle Persian 𐭠𐭯 (āp, water), from Old Persian āpi-, akin to Avestan [script?] (āfsh, water), Sanskrit अप् (ap, water), Lithuanian ùpė, Old Prussian appi (river)) + کار (kâr, does), from Sanskrit कर (kara, doing, giving, effecting).

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Noun[edit]

abkar (plural abkars)

  1. (India) A wine seller; one who is subject to the akari tax.