सूकर

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *suHkarás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *suHkarás, from Proto-Indo-European *suH- (pig, hog, swine). Cognate with Ancient Greek ὗς (hûs, pig), Latin sūs (pig), Avestan 𐬵𐬏(), Persian خوک(xuk), Old English swīn (whence English swine), English sow.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सूकर (sūkarám

  1. pig, hog, swine, boar
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 7.55.04:
      त्वं सूकरस्य दर्दृहि तव दर्दर्तु सूकरः
      tvaṃ sūkarasya dardṛhi tava dardartu sūkaraḥ .
      Be on thy guard against the boar, and let the boar beware of thee.

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of सूकर (sūkará)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative सूकरः
sūkaráḥ
सूकरौ
sūkaraú
सूकराः / सूकरासः¹
sūkarā́ḥ / sūkarā́saḥ¹
Vocative सूकर
sū́kara
सूकरौ
sū́karau
सूकराः / सूकरासः¹
sū́karāḥ / sū́karāsaḥ¹
Accusative सूकरम्
sūkarám
सूकरौ
sūkaraú
सूकरान्
sūkarā́n
Instrumental सूकरेण
sūkaréṇa
सूकराभ्याम्
sūkarā́bhyām
सूकरैः / सूकरेभिः¹
sūkaraíḥ / sūkarébhiḥ¹
Dative सूकराय
sūkarā́ya
सूकराभ्याम्
sūkarā́bhyām
सूकरेभ्यः
sūkarébhyaḥ
Ablative सूकरात्
sūkarā́t
सूकराभ्याम्
sūkarā́bhyām
सूकरेभ्यः
sūkarébhyaḥ
Genitive सूकरस्य
sūkarásya
सूकरयोः
sūkaráyoḥ
सूकराणाम्
sūkarā́ṇām
Locative सूकरे
sūkaré
सूकरयोः
sūkaráyoḥ
सूकरेषु
sūkaréṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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