खांब

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi खांब (khāṃba), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀔𑀁𑀪 (khaṃbha), from Sanskrit स्कम्भ (skambhá, pillar; support; prop), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *skambʰás. Cognate with Gujarati ખંભ (khambh, pillar), ખંભો (khambho, pillar), Nepali खम्बा (khambā, pillar; pole), खामो (khāmo, pillar; post; stake; prop) and possibly Tibetan ཀ་བ (ka ba).

Noun[edit]

खांब (khāmbm

  1. pillar, post, column

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “खांब”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “खांब”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Shankar Gopal Tulpule and Anne Feldhau (1999), “खांब”, in A Dictionary of Old Marathi, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “skambhá (13639)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press