पितृ

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पितृ (pitṛ), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pHtā́, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

Noun[edit]

पितृ (pitṛm (Urdu spelling پتر)

  1. father
  2. paternal ancestor

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *pHtā́, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr. Cognate with Latin pater, Ancient Greek πᾰτήρ (patḗr), Old Armenian հայր (hayr), Old Persian 𐎱𐎡𐎫𐎠 (pitā) (whence Persian پدر (pedar)), Old English fæder (whence English father).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

पितृ (pitṛ́m

  1. father
    Synonyms: जनक (janaka), तत (tata)
  2. paternal ancestor

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