पोथी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit पूतिका (pūtikā).

Noun[edit]

पोथी (pothīf (Urdu spelling پوتھی‎)

  1. clove (a bulb of garlic)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀧𑀼𑀢𑁆𑀣𑀺𑀬𑀸 (putthiyā), from Sanskrit *पोस्तक (postaka), पुस्तिका (pustikā).

Noun[edit]

पोथी (pothīf (Urdu spelling پوتھی‎)

  1. booklet, or a small book
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Descendants[edit]

Maithili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पुस्तिका (pustikā) via Prakrit पोत्थिआ (potthiā). See Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustak).

Noun[edit]

पोथी (transliteration neededf (Tirhuta 𑒣𑒼𑒟𑒱)

  1. book

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Malvi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀧𑀼𑀢𑁆𑀣𑀺𑀬𑀸 (putthiyā), from Sanskrit पुस्तिका (pustikā).

Noun[edit]

पोथी f

  1. a small book
  2. booklet

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पुस्तिका (pustikā) via Prakrit पोत्थिआ (potthiā). See Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustak).

Noun[edit]

पोथी (pothī), pronounced पोथि (pothi)

  1. book

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Rajasthani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पुस्तिका (pustikā) via Prakrit पोत्थिआ (potthiā). See Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustak).

Noun[edit]

पोथी (pothīf

  1. book

References[edit]

  • Bhanwar Lal Suthar and Sukhveer Singh Gahlot (1998), Rajasthani-Hindi-English Dictionary, page 213. Jodhpur: Bharat Printers (Press).