देवृ

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See also: देव, दैव, and द्व

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dayh₂wḗr (brother-in-law, huband’s brother). Cognate with Latin levir, Ancient Greek δᾱήρ (dāḗr), Old English tācor, Russian деверь (déver’), Lithuanian dieveris. Variants: देवर (devara) and देवन् (devan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

देवृ (devṛ́m

  1. woman's brother-in-law, husband's brother (especially his younger brother)
  2. current husband of a previously married woman

Declension[edit]

Masculine ṛ-stem declension of देवृ
Nom. sg. देवा (devā)
Gen. sg. देवुः (devuḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative देवा (devā) देवारौ (devārau) देवारः (devāraḥ)
Vocative देवर् (devar) देवारौ (devārau) देवारः (devāraḥ)
Accusative देवारम् (devāram) देवारौ (devārau) देवॄन् (devṝn)
Instrumental देव्रा (devrā) देवृभ्याम् (devṛbhyām) देवृभिः (devṛbhiḥ)
Dative देव्रे (devre) देवृभ्याम् (devṛbhyām) देवृभ्यः (devṛbhyaḥ)
Ablative देवुः (devuḥ) देवृभ्याम् (devṛbhyām) देवृभ्यः (devṛbhyaḥ)
Genitive देवुः (devuḥ) देव्रोः (devroḥ) देवॄणाम् (devṝṇām)
Locative देवरि (devari) देव्रोः (devroḥ) देवृषु (devṛṣu)

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 496/2