भ्रातृ

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrā́tṛ), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr (brother).

Noun[edit]

भ्रातृ (bhrātṛm (Urdu spelling بھراتر)

  1. (literary, rare) brother

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr (brother). Cognate with Old Persian 𐎲𐎼𐎠𐎫𐎠 (brātā), Ancient Greek φρᾱ́τηρ (phrā́tēr), Latin frater, Old English broþor (whence English brother).

Noun[edit]

भ्रातृ (bhrā́tṛm

  1. brother
    मम् भ्रातृ कृष्णः।
    mam bhrātṛ kṛṣṇaḥ.
    My brother is Krishna.
  2. (by extension) kinsman, relative
    1. cousin (especially paternal cousin)
  3. (figuratively) friend

Usage notes[edit]

Often used to designate a near relative or an intimate friend, especially as a term of friendly address.

Declension[edit]

Masculine ṛ-stem declension of भ्रातृ
Nom. sg. भ्राता (bhrātā)
Gen. sg. भ्रातुः (bhrātuḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative भ्राता (bhrātā) भ्रातारौ (bhrātārau) भ्रातारः (bhrātāraḥ)
Vocative भ्रातर् (bhrātar) भ्रातारौ (bhrātārau) भ्रातारः (bhrātāraḥ)
Accusative भ्रातारम् (bhrātāram) भ्रातारौ (bhrātārau) भ्रातॄन् (bhrātṝn)
Instrumental भ्रात्रा (bhrātrā) भ्रातृभ्याम् (bhrātṛbhyām) भ्रातृभिः (bhrātṛbhiḥ)
Dative भ्रात्रे (bhrātre) भ्रातृभ्याम् (bhrātṛbhyām) भ्रातृभ्यः (bhrātṛbhyaḥ)
Ablative भ्रातुः (bhrātuḥ) भ्रातृभ्याम् (bhrātṛbhyām) भ्रातृभ्यः (bhrātṛbhyaḥ)
Genitive भ्रातुः (bhrātuḥ) भ्रात्रोः (bhrātroḥ) भ्रातॄणाम् (bhrātṝṇām)
Locative भ्रातरि (bhrātari) भ्रात्रोः (bhrātroḥ) भ्रातृषु (bhrātṛṣu)

Descendants[edit]

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