शेंपडी

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Konkani[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Maharastri Prakrit 𑀙𑁂𑀧𑁆𑀧 (cheppa) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀟- (-ḍa-) + -𑀇𑀓𑀸- (-ikā-), from Sanskrit शेप्या (śepyā́), a feminine form of शेप (śépa), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *šáypas, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeyp-o- (pole, stick) (compare Latin cippus).[1][2][3] Cognate with Marathi शेपटी (śepṭī), शेपूट (śepūṭ), Hindi छिपकली (chipaklī).

Noun[edit]

शेंपडी (śẽpḍī or śẽpaḍī) (Latin script ximttim, Kannada script ಶೇಪಡೀ)

  1. (anatomy) tail

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “śēpyāˊ(12607)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.
  2. ^ Lubotsky, Alexander (1999) , “The Indo-Iranian substratum”, in Early Contacts between Uralic and Indo-European: Linguistic and Archaeological Considerations[1], Helsinki, page 10
  3. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[2], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN