सेर

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀲𑀢𑁂𑀭 (*satera), borrowed from Middle Persian [script needed] (styl /⁠stēr⁠/), borrowed from Ancient Greek στατήρ (statḗr, unit of weight; a stater). Cognate to Khotanese [script needed] (satīra), [script needed] (sera), Gandhari𐨯𐨟𐨅𐨪(satera).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /seːɾ/

Noun[edit]

सेर (serm

  1. a seer: unit of weight equalling 1.25 kilograms

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “सेर”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “satēra”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “stēr”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press