रोकड़

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Etymology[edit]

From Ashokan Prakrit *𑀭𑁄𑀓𑁆𑀓 (*rokka) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀟- (-ḍa-)[1], from Sanskrit रोक (roka, buying with ready money). Compare Punjabi ਰੋਕੜ (rokaṛ) / روکَڑ(rōkaṛ), Sindhi روڪَڙِ‎ / रोकड़ि, Gujarati રોકડ (rokaḍ), Marathi रोकड (rokaḍ), Telugu రొక్కము (rokkamu), Kannada ರೊಕ್ಕ (rokka), Tamil ரொக்கம் (rokkam).

Noun[edit]

रोकड़ (rokaṛf (Urdu spelling روكڑ‎)

  1. ready money, hard cash
    Synonym: नक़द (naqad)
  2. gold, jewels, valuables, stock, etc. (as convertible into hard cash)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “*rōkka(10828)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.

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