सिर

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Apabhramsa सिरु, from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀲𑀺𑀭 (sira), from Sanskrit शिरस् (śiras). Compare with Persian سر(sar) (from Middle Persian 𐭫𐭥𐭩𐭱𐭤(sar)) and Avestan 𐬯𐬁𐬭𐬀(sāra). Doublet of सर (sar) and सिरा (sirā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /sɪɾ/, [s̪ɪɾ]

Noun[edit]

सिर (sirm (Urdu spelling سر‎)

  1. (anatomy) head
    मेरे सिर में दर्द हो रहा है।
    mere sir mẽ dard ho rahā hai.
    My head is aching.
    लड़के ने तकिये पर सिर रख दिया।
    laṛke ne takiye par sir rakh diyā.
    The boy put his head on the pillow.
    Synonyms: सर (sar), कपाल (kapāl), मूर्धा (mūrdhā), खोपड़ी (khopṛī)
  2. (figuratively) brain, mind
    Synonyms: दिमाग़ (dimāġ), भेजा (bhejā), मस्तिष्क (mastiṣk)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev, “सिर”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1989
  • Platts, John Thompson, “सिर”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co., 1884

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

सिर

  1. vocative singular of सिरस्, Devanagari script form of siras