चोर

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Braj[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀘𑁄𑀭 (cora), from Sanskrit चोर (cora). Compare Romani chor.

Noun[edit]

चोर (corm

  1. thief

Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀘𑁄𑀭 (cora), from Sanskrit चोर (corá), चौर (caurá). Compare Romani chor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t͡ʃoːɾ/

Noun[edit]

चोर (corm (Urdu spellingچور⁩)

  1. thief, robber, burglar
    मन का चोरman kā corlover (literally, “thief of the heart”)
  2. (figuratively, derogatory) a dishonest merchant; a stinge

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Konkani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀘𑁄𑀭 (cora), from Sanskrit चोर (corá), चौर (caurá).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

चोर (ċōrm (Latin script chor, Kannada script ಚೋರ)

  1. thief

Declension[edit]

Declension of चोर
singular plural
ergative चोरान (ċōrān) चोरान्नि (ċōrānni)
nominative चोर (ċōr) चोरा (ċōrā)
vocative चोरा (ċōrā) चोरान्नो (ċōrānno)
accusative/dative चोराक (ċōrāk) चोरांक (ċōrānk)
superessive चोरार/चोराचेर (ċōrār/ċōrācer) चोरान्चेर (ċōrāncer)
instrumental चोरानि (ċōrāni) चोरान्नि (ċōrānni)
ablative चोरात्ल्यान (ċōrātlyān) चोरान्त्ल्यान (ċōrāntlyān)
Genitive declension of चोर
masculine object feminine object
singular plural singular plural
singular subject चोराचो (ċōrātso) चोराचे (ċōrāce) चोराचि (ċōrāci) चोराचि (ċōrāci)
plural subject चोरान्चो (ċōrāntso) चोरान्चे (ċōrānce) चोरान्चि (ċōrānci) चोरान्चि (ċōrānci)

References[edit]

  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “cōrá1”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Marathi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Marathi 𑘓𑘻𑘨 (cora), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀘𑁄𑀭 (cora), from Sanskrit चोर (corá), चौर (caurá). Cognate with Bengali চোর (cōr), Gujarati ચોર (cor), Konkani चोर (cor), Nepali चोर (cor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

चोर (corm

  1. thief
    तोच चोर आहे.
    toc cor āhe.
    He is the thief.

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References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “चोर”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas (1857), “चोर”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • दाते, यशवंत रामकृष्ण [Date, Yashwant Ramkrishna] (1932-1950), “चोर”, in महाराष्ट्र शब्दकोश (mahārāṣṭra śabdakoś) (in Marathi), पुणे [Pune]: महाराष्ट्र कोशमंडळ (mahārāṣṭra kośmaṇḍaḷ).
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “cōrá1”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Nepali[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

चोर (corm

  1. thief, robber, burglar

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

चोर (cor)

  1. unethical, dishonest, sly

Etymology 3[edit]

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Verb[edit]

चोर (cora)

  1. mid-respectful second-person singular imperative of चोर्नु (cornu)
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References[edit]

  • चोर”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (nepālī br̥hat śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993), “चोर”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar

Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either borrowed from Sanskrit चोर (cora) or from through Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀘𑁄𑀭 (cora). Cognate with Old Marathi 𑘓𑘻𑘨 (cora).

Noun[edit]

चोर (coram

  1. thief

Descendants[edit]

  • Gujarati: ચોર (cor)

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

चोर m

  1. Devanagari script form of cora

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from either Dravidian or Austroasiatic. The Sanskrit root चुर् (cur, to steal, rob) likely derives from this word, rather than the other way around.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

चोर (corá) stemm

  1. thief, robber
  2. plagiarist

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of चोर (corá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative चोरः
coráḥ
चोरौ / चोरा¹
coraú / corā́¹
चोराः / चोरासः¹
corā́ḥ / corā́saḥ¹
Vocative चोर
córa
चोरौ / चोरा¹
córau / córā¹
चोराः / चोरासः¹
córāḥ / córāsaḥ¹
Accusative चोरम्
corám
चोरौ / चोरा¹
coraú / corā́¹
चोरान्
corā́n
Instrumental चोरेण
coréṇa
चोराभ्याम्
corā́bhyām
चोरैः / चोरेभिः¹
coraíḥ / corébhiḥ¹
Dative चोराय
corā́ya
चोराभ्याम्
corā́bhyām
चोरेभ्यः
corébhyaḥ
Ablative चोरात्
corā́t
चोराभ्याम्
corā́bhyām
चोरेभ्यः
corébhyaḥ
Genitive चोरस्य
corásya
चोरयोः
coráyoḥ
चोराणाम्
corā́ṇām
Locative चोरे
coré
चोरयोः
coráyoḥ
चोरेषु
coréṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier Williams (1899), “चोर”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, →OCLC, page 400/3.
  • Mayrhofer, Manfred (1992) Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan]‎[1] (in German), volume 1, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, page 552
  • Mayrhofer, Manfred (1956) Kurzgefasstes Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindischen [A Concise Etymological Sanskrit Dictionary] (in German), volume 1, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, page 401
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “cōrá1”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press