यकृत्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hyákr̥, from Proto-Indo-European *Hyékʷr̥ (liver). Cognate with Avestan 𐬫𐬁𐬐𐬀𐬭𐬆 (yākarə), Persian جگر (jegar), Latin iecur, Ancient Greek ἧπαρ (hêpar), Old Armenian լեարդ (leard).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

यकृत् (yákṛtn

  1. liver

Declension[edit]

Declension of यकृत्
Nom. sg. यकृत् (yakṛt)
Gen. sg. यक्नः (yaknaḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative यकृत् (yakṛt)
Vocative
Accusative यकृत् (yakṛt)
Instrumental यक्ना (yaknā)
Dative
Ablative यक्नः/यकृतः (yaknaḥ/yakṛtaḥ)
Genitive यक्नः (yaknaḥ)
Locative यकृति (yakṛti)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 838