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Devanagari ri.svg
U+090B, ऋ
DEVANAGARI LETTER VOCALIC R

[U+090A]
Devanagari
[U+090C]

Translingual[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ṛ)

  1. Traditionally classified as a vowel of the Devanagari script. Its matra, used to modify the inherent vowel in a consonant, is written ृ. For example the first consonant क with the matra looks like: कृ. It is only used in words of Sanskrit derivation. Transliterated as IAST: or ITRANS: RRi or R^i.

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɾiː/

Letter[edit]

(ŕ)

  1. the seventh vowel in Hindi

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Marathi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

(ŕ)

  1. The seventh vowel in Marathi, pronounced ru.

Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

()

  1. The seventh vowel in Nepali.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃er-; compare ऋणोति (ṛṇoti), इयर्ति (iyarti).

Pronunciation[edit]

Root[edit]

()

  1. to go, move
  2. to rise, tend towards
  3. to move, shake
  4. to obtain, gain, acquire, reach, meet with
  5. to move, excite, raise (as voice, words, etc.)
  6. to display
  7. to injure, hurt
  8. to attack. -Caus. (अर्पयति, आर्पिपत्, अर्पित)
  9. to throw, cast, fling; fix or implant in
  10. to put or place on, fix upon, direct or cast towards (as the eye &c.); insert, give, set, or place
  11. to hand over; give to, give in charge of, consign, deliver
  12. to give up, sacrifice
  13. to give back, restore
  14. to pierce through, perforate, penetrate

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