साक्षर

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit साक्षर (sākṣara, containing syllables), from सा- (sā-, possessing, joined) +‎ अक्षर (akṣara, letters, syllables).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

साक्षर (sākṣar)

  1. literate, knowing how to read and write
    आध्यापक होके भी वे साक्षर नहीं लगते हैं‌।
    ādhyāpak hoke bhī ve sākṣar nahī̃ lagte ha͠i‌.
    Even though he is a teacher, I doubt whether he is literate.
    Antonym: अनपढ़ (anpaṛh)