मार्जार

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Etymology[edit]

Borrwed from Sanskrit मार्जार (mārjāra). Doublet of मांजर (mānj̈ar).

Noun[edit]

मार्जार (mārjārm

  1. domestic cat

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Traditionally said to be from the root मृज् (mṛj, to wipe), but that is certainly a folk etymology.

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Noun[edit]

मार्जार (mārjāram

  1. cat
  2. wild cat
  3. civet cat
  4. Plumbago indica
  5. Terminalia catappa
  6. Sesbania grandiflora

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of मार्जार
Nom. sg. मार्जारः (mārjāraḥ)
Gen. sg. मार्जारस्य (mārjārasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मार्जारः (mārjāraḥ) मार्जारौ (mārjārau) मार्जाराः (mārjārāḥ)
Vocative मार्जार (mārjāra) मार्जारौ (mārjārau) मार्जाराः (mārjārāḥ)
Accusative मार्जारम् (mārjāram) मार्जारौ (mārjārau) मार्जारान् (mārjārān)
Instrumental मार्जारेन (mārjārena) मार्जाराभ्याम् (mārjārābhyām) मार्जारैः (mārjāraiḥ)
Dative मार्जाराय (mārjārāya) मार्जाराभ्याम् (mārjārābhyām) मार्जारेभ्यः (mārjārebhyaḥ)
Ablative मार्जारात् (mārjārāt) मार्जाराभ्याम् (mārjārābhyām) मार्जारेभ्यः (mārjārebhyaḥ)
Genitive मार्जारस्य (mārjārasya) मार्जारयोः (mārjārayoḥ) मार्जारानाम् (mārjārānām)
Locative मार्जारे (mārjāre) मार्जारयोः (mārjārayoḥ) मार्जारेषु (mārjāreṣu)

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Further reading[edit]

  • मार्जार” in Carl Cappeller, A Sanskrit–English Dictionary: Based upon the St. Petersburg Lexicons, Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, 1891, OCLC 186102264, page 409, column 1.
  • Arthur A. Macdonell, A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press, 1893, page 227
  • Monier Williams (1899), “Mārjāra”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page 813/1.