اونٹ

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Urdu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀉𑀝𑁆𑀝 (uṭṭa), from Sanskrit उष्ट्र (uṣṭra, camel). Cogante with Punjabi اُوٹھ(aūṭh) / ਊਠ (ūṭha), Saraiki اُٹھ(uṭh) and Sindhi اُٺُ(uṭhu). Also compare Pashto اوښ(ūḳh)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

اُونْٹ (ūnṭm (Hindi spelling ऊँट)

  1. camel, dromedary

Declension[edit]

Declension of اونٹ
singular plural
direct اونٹ(ūnṭ) اونٹ(ūnṭ)
oblique اونٹ(ūnṭ) اونٹوں(ūnṭō̃)
vocative اونٹ(ūnṭ) اونٹو(ūnṭō)

References[edit]

  • اونٹ”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • اونٹ”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2022.