देवर

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit देवर (devará), from Proto-Indo-European *dayh₂wḗr. Cognate with Russian деверь (déver’), Lithuanian dieveris.

Noun[edit]

देवर (devarm (Urdu spelling دیور‎)

  1. brother-in-law (husband's brother)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *daHiwā́, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *daHiwā́, from Proto-Indo-European *dayh₂wḗr. Cognate with Latin levir, Ancient Greek δᾱήρ (dāḗr), Old English tācor, Russian деверь (déver’), Lithuanian dieveris.

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Noun[edit]

देवर (devarám

  1. woman's brother-in-law, husband's brother
  2. woman’s partner
    1. husband
    2. lover

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of देवर (devará)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative देवरः
devaráḥ
देवरौ
devaraú
देवराः / देवरासः¹
devarā́ḥ / devarā́saḥ¹
Vocative देवर
dévara
देवरौ
dévarau
देवराः / देवरासः¹
dévarāḥ / dévarāsaḥ¹
Accusative देवरम्
devarám
देवरौ
devaraú
देवरान्
devarā́n
Instrumental देवरेण
devaréṇa
देवराभ्याम्
devarā́bhyām
देवरैः / देवरेभिः¹
devaraíḥ / devarébhiḥ¹
Dative देवराय
devarā́ya
देवराभ्याम्
devarā́bhyām
देवरेभ्यः
devarébhyaḥ
Ablative देवरात्
devarā́t
देवराभ्याम्
devarā́bhyām
देवरेभ्यः
devarébhyaḥ
Genitive देवरस्य
devarásya
देवरयोः
devaráyoḥ
देवराणाम्
devarā́ṇām
Locative देवरे
devaré
देवरयोः
devaráyoḥ
देवरेषु
devaréṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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