षष्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare Avestan 𐬑𐬴𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬱 ‎(χšvaš), Persian شش ‎(šeš), Old Armenian վեց ‎(vecʿ), Tocharian B ṣkas, Old Church Slavonic шєсть ‎(šestĭ), Lithuanian šešì, Latin sex, Ancient Greek ἕξ ‎(héx), Old English siex (English six).

Numeral[edit]

cardinal number
6
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षष् ‎(ṣáṣ)

  1. (cardinal) six

Descendants[edit]