देवर

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit देवर (devara), 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-European *dayh₂wḗr. Cognate with Russian деверь (déver’), Lithuanian dieveris.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd̪eː.ʋɐ.ɽɐ/

Noun[edit]

देवर (devaram

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

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of देवर
Nom. sg. देवरः (devaraḥ)
Gen. sg. देवरस्य (devarasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative देवरः (devaraḥ) देवरौ (devarau) देवराः (devarāḥ)
Vocative देवर (devara) देवरौ (devarau) देवराः (devarāḥ)
Accusative देवरम् (devaram) देवरौ (devarau) देवरान् (devarān)
Instrumental देवरेन (devarena) देवराभ्याम् (devarābhyām) देवरैः (devaraiḥ)
Dative देवराय (devarāya) देवराभ्याम् (devarābhyām) देवरेभ्यः (devarebhyaḥ)
Ablative देवरात् (devarāt) देवराभ्याम् (devarābhyām) देवरेभ्यः (devarebhyaḥ)
Genitive देवरस्य (devarasya) देवरयोः (devarayoḥ) देवरानाम् (devarānām)
Locative देवरे (devare) देवरयोः (devarayoḥ) देवरेषु (devareṣu)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 495