पोत

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit पोत (pota).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /poːt̪/

Noun[edit]

पोत (potm (Urdu spelling پوت‎)

  1. vessel, ship, boat
    वह पोत का मालिक कल गिरफ़्तार किया गया।
    vah pot kā mālik kal giraftār kiyā gayā.
    The owner of that ship was arrested yesterday.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “पोत”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “पोत”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂w- (little; young; offspring) (compare पुत्र (putra)). Possibly cognate with Lithuanian putýtis (young animal, (young) bird).

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Noun[edit]

पोत (potam

  1. the young of any animal; a cub, colt, etc. (see मृगपोतः (mr̥gapōtaḥ, fawn), वीरपोतः (vīrapōtaḥ, a young warrior))
  2. an elephant ten years old
  3. ship, raft, boat
  4. the young shoot of a plant
  5. the site or foundation of a house
  6. a fetus having no enveloping membrane
Declension[edit]
Masculine a-stem declension of पोत
Nom. sg. पोतः (potaḥ)
Gen. sg. पोतस्य (potasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative पोतः (potaḥ) पोतौ (potau) पोताः (potāḥ)
Vocative पोत (pota) पोतौ (potau) पोताः (potāḥ)
Accusative पोतम् (potam) पोतौ (potau) पोतान् (potān)
Instrumental पोतेन (potena) पोताभ्याम् (potābhyām) पोतैः (potaiḥ)
Dative पोताय (potāya) पोताभ्याम् (potābhyām) पोतेभ्यः (potebhyaḥ)
Ablative पोतात् (potāt) पोताभ्याम् (potābhyām) पोतेभ्यः (potebhyaḥ)
Genitive पोतस्य (potasya) पोतयोः (potayoḥ) पोतानाम् (potānām)
Locative पोते (pote) पोतयोः (potayoḥ) पोतेषु (poteṣu)
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
References[edit]
  • Vaman Shivaram Apte (accessed 12-14-2012), “The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1]

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

पोत (potam

  1. cloth

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]
  • Mayrhofer, Manfred (1963), “potaḥ²”, in Kurzgefasstes Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindischen [A Concise Etymological Sanskrit Dictionary] (in German), volume II, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, page 347
  • Mayrhofer, Manfred (2001), “pota-⁴”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan] (in German), volume III, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, page 338
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “pōta²”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 477