श्वेत

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Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit श्वेत (śveta), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

श्वेत (śvet) (Urdu spelling شویت)

  1. white
    उस वृद्ध की दाढ़ी सम्पूर्ण रूप से श्वेत है।
    us vŕddh kī dāṛhī sampūrṇ rūp se śvet hai.
    That old man's beard is completely white.

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References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884), “श्वेत”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Persian سفید (sefid)), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine) (compare Old English hwīt (white), Old Church Slavonic свѣтъ (světŭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

श्वेत (śvetá)

  1. white
    Synonyms: शुक्ल (śukla)
  2. bright

Descendants[edit]