कीर

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Braj[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कीर (kīra).

Noun[edit]

कीर (kīrm

  1. parrot
    • c. 1660 - 1700, ध्रुवदास, मन-शिक्षा-लीला:
      मन शिक्षा के सुनत ही, ढर्यौ न नैननि नीर ।
      पाठ भजन ऐसो भयो जैसे पढ़त है कीर
      man śikṣā ke sunat hī, ḍharyau na nainni nīr .
      pāṭh bhajan aiso bhayo jaise paṛhat hai kīr .
      When one hears the "Soul-Instruction", tears cease to flow from the eyes
      if one reads the lesson in the manner of a parrot.

References[edit]

  • Rupert Snell (1991) The Hindi Classical Tradition: A Braj Bhāṣā Reader[1], London: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “कीर”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

कीर (kīram

  1. parrot
  2. (plural) name of the people and of the country of Kashmir

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of कीर
Nom. sg. कीरः (kīraḥ)
Gen. sg. कीरस्य (kīrasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative कीरः (kīraḥ) कीरौ (kīrau) कीराः (kīrāḥ)
Vocative कीर (kīra) कीरौ (kīrau) कीराः (kīrāḥ)
Accusative कीरम् (kīram) कीरौ (kīrau) कीरान् (kīrān)
Instrumental कीरेन (kīrena) कीराभ्याम् (kīrābhyām) कीरैः (kīraiḥ)
Dative कीराय (kīrāya) कीराभ्याम् (kīrābhyām) कीरेभ्यः (kīrebhyaḥ)
Ablative कीरात् (kīrāt) कीराभ्याम् (kīrābhyām) कीरेभ्यः (kīrebhyaḥ)
Genitive कीरस्य (kīrasya) कीरयोः (kīrayoḥ) कीरानाम् (kīrānām)
Locative कीरे (kīre) कीरयोः (kīrayoḥ) कीरेषु (kīreṣu)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899