सर

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian سر(sar). Cognate with Sanskrit शिरस् (śiras). Doublet of सिर (sir) and सिरा (sirā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सर (sarm (Urdu spelling سر‎)

  1. (anatomy) head
    Synonym: सिर (sir)

Declension[edit]


Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

सर m

  1. Devanagari script form of sara (“arrow”)
  2. Devanagari script form of sara (“sound”)
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[1] (in Pali), page 2; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      तत्थ अक्खरेसु अकारादीसु ओदन्ता अत्थ सरा नाम होन्ति।
      Tattha akkharesu akārādīsu odantā aṭṭha sarā nāma honti.
      There amongst the letters are eight vowels, namely starting with 'a' and ending with 'o'

Noun[edit]

सर m or n

  1. Devanagari script form of sara, which is alternative citation form of सरस् (saras, lake)