शङ्क्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱenk- (to hang). Cognate with English hang and Latin cūnctor (I delay, I stall (something)).

Root[edit]

शङ्क् (śaṅk)

  1. to doubt
  2. to hesitate
  3. to suppose, assume
  4. to suspect

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