रक्त

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit रक्त (rákta), from the root verb रञ्ज् (rañj, to redden).

Noun[edit]

रक्त (raktm (Urdu spelling رکت)

  1. blood
    हमारी धमनियों में वीरों का रक्त है।
    The blood of heroes runs in our arteries.
    रक्त की जाँच का परिणाम क्या था?
    What were the results of the blood test?

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

रक्त (rakt) (Urdu spelling رکت)

  1. (color) red
    See लाल (lāl) for more information.

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “रक्त”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “रक्त”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Marathi[edit]

Noun[edit]

रक्त (raktn

  1. blood

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root verb रञ्ज् (rañj, to redden), from Proto-Indo-European *reg- (to dye). Cognate with Persian رخش (raxš), Sogdian rɣš- (raxš, Rakhsh), Chorasmian rxtk (raxtak, red), Mazanderani رش (raš, red (of cattle)), Kurdish reş (black).

Noun[edit]

रक्त (raktam

  1. red (colour)
  2. safflower L.
  3. Barringtonia acutangula L. (freshwater mangrove)
  4. Name of Shiva MBh.
  5. Name of the planet Mars VarBṛS. Sch.
  6. Abrus precatorius (or its seeds as a measure or weight, = रक्तिका) Car.
  7. Rubia munjista L. (Indian madder)
  8. Echinops echinatus L. (Indian globe thistle)
  9. Name of one of the 7 tongues of fire L.
  10. (in music) N. of a श्रुति Saṃgīt.

Noun[edit]

रक्त (raktan

  1. blood Mn. Hariv. &c.
  2. a partic. disease of the eyes, Hcat.
  3. the menstrual fluid L.
  4. copper L.
  5. vermilion L.
  6. cinnabar L.
  7. saffron L.
  8. the fruit of Flacourtia cataphracta L.

Adjective[edit]

रक्त (rakta)

  1. red
  2. coloured, dyed
  3. impassioned, excited, fond of play
  4. attached or devoted to, fond of, dear, lovely, beloved

Derived terms[edit]

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 0861