नोकर

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian نوکر(nokar). Compare Gujarati નોકર (nokar), Kannada ನೌಕರ (naukara), Hindustani نَوکَر‎ / नौकर (naukar), Punjabi ਨੌਕਰ (naukar) / نوکَر(nōkar), Bengali নওকর (nôokôr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नोकर (nokarm

  1. employee, servant
    Synonyms: चाकर (cākar), सेवक (sevak)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “नोकर”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna, “नोकर,_नौकर”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, 1932-1950.