पेट

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पेट (pēṭa, bag, basket), from the root verb पिट् (piṭ, to collect or heap together).

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Noun[edit]

पेट (peṭm (Urdu spelling پیٹ)

  1. (anatomy) belly, stomach
    मेरा पेट पूरी तरह से भरा है।
    My stomach is completely full.
    बाण हिरन के पेट में धँस गया।
    The arrow buried itself in the deer's belly.
    (Prov.) लोभी का पेट सदा ख़ाली।
    A greedy man's stomach is always empty.
  2. (rare) womb

Usage notes[edit]

The second meaning of पेट, "womb", is only used in metaphors and expressions.

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