बकरा

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit बर्कर (barkara).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /bək.ɾɑː/, [bək.ɾäː]

Noun[edit]

बकरा (bakrām (Urdu spelling بکرا‎)

  1. billy goat, male goat
  2. (slang) scapegoat

Usage notes[edit]

For a goat of unknown gender, the feminine बकरी (bakrī) is always used.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “bárkara”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press