ऊस

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi उस (usa), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀉𑀘𑁆𑀙𑀼 (ucchu), from Sanskrit इक्षु (ikṣu). Cognate to Hindi ईख (īkh), ऊख (ūkh), Nepali उखु (ukhu), Bengali আখ (akh).

Noun[edit]

ऊस (ūsm

  1. sugar cane

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “ऊस”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “ऊस”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Shankar Gopal Tulpule and Anne Feldhau (1999), “ऊस”, in A Dictionary of Old Marathi, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “ikṣú (1550)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press