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 шесть (šestĭ), Lithuanian šešì, Latin sex, Ancient Greek ἕξ (héx), Old English siex (English six).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʂɐ́ʂ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ʂɐʂ/
  • Numeral[edit]

    Sanskrit numbers (edit)
    60
     ←  5
    6
    7  → [a], [b]
        Cardinal: षष् (ṣaṣ)

    षष् (ṣáṣ)

    1. (cardinal) six

    Descendants[edit]