ऊँट

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ऊँट

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit उष्ट्र (uṣṭra, camel). Doublet of उष्ट्र (uṣṭra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ऊँट (ū̃ṭm (Urdu spelling اونٹ)

  1. camel; dromedary
  2. (chess) bishop
    तुमने मेरा ऊँट काट लिया!tumne merā ū̃ṭ kāṭ liyā!You got my bishop!

Declension[edit]

Declension of ऊँट
Singular Plural
Direct ऊँट (ū̃ṭ) ऊँट (ū̃ṭ)
Oblique ऊँट (ū̃ṭ) ऊँटों (ū̃ṭõ)
Vocative ऊँट (ū̃ṭ) ऊँटो (ū̃ṭo)

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See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Hindi · शतरंज के मोहरे (śatrañj ke mohre) (layout · text)
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राजा (rājā) वज़ीर (vazīr) हाथी (hāthī) ऊँट (ū̃ṭ) घोड़ा (ghoṛā) प्यादा (pyādā)