Borrowed from Persian گرم (garm), from Proto-Iranian *garmáh, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰarmás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰor-mó-s, from *gʷʰer-. Doublet of घाम (ghām). Compare Gujarati ગરમ (garam), Hindi गर्म (garma), Punjabi ਗਰਮ (garm) / گرم (grm), Bengali গরম (gôrôm), Assamese গৰম (gorom).
गरम • (garam)
- Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “गरम”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
- James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “गरम”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
- Yasavanta Ramakrshna Date (1932-1950), “गरम”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala