गिरि

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gwerH-. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic гора (gora), Ancient Greek δειράς (deirás).

Noun[edit]

गिरि (girim

  1. mountain, hill, rock, elevation, rising-ground (often connected with párvata, "a mountain having many parts")
  2. the number 'eight' (there being 8 mountains which surround mount Meru)
  3. a particular disease of the eyes
  4. a peculiar defect in mercury

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References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 355