शिशिर

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit शिशिर (śiśira).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʃɪ.ʃɪɾ/

Noun[edit]

शिशिर (śiśirm

  1. frost; dew
  2. the winter season
    Synonyms: सर्दी (sardī), जाड़ा (jāṛā)

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Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit शिशिर (śiśira).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

शिशिर (śiśir)

  1. the winter season

Synonyms[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (warm, cold). Cognate with Old Armenian սառն (saṙn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

शिशिर (śiśira)

  1. cool, chilly, cold, frigid, freezing

Noun[edit]

शिशिर (śiśiram or n

  1. cold, coolness, hoarfrost, dew

Noun[edit]

शिशिर (śiśiram

  1. the cool or dewy season (comprising two months, माघ and फाल्गुन, or from about the middle of January to that of March)
  2. name of the seventh month of the year

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 1076