सुई

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Hindi सुई (suī), सूई (sūī), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀲𑀽𑀈 (sūī), from Sanskrit सूची (sūcī́). Doublet of सूची (sūcī).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सुई (suīf

  1. needle (for knitting and otherwise)
    सूई और धागा/सूई तागाsūī aur dhāgā/sūī tāgāneedle and thread
  2. (medicine) syringe, injection
    सूई लगानाsūī lagānāto inject

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References[edit]

  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975), “सुई”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “1034”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi 𑘭𑘳𑘧𑘲 (suyī), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀲𑀽𑀈 (sūī), from Sanskrit सूची (sūcī́). Cognate with Gujarati સોય (soya), Sindhi سُئِي‎ / सुई (suī), Punjabi ਸੂਈ (sūē), Bengali সুই (sui).

Noun[edit]

सुई (suīf

  1. needle

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “सुई”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “सुई”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Yasavanta Ramakrshna Date (1932-1950), “सुई”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “sūcīˊ (13551)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press