स्वर्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *súHar (sun), from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥ (sun). Cognate with Avestan 𐬵𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬭(huuar), Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hḗlios), Latin sōl, Persian خور(xvar), English sun.

Noun[edit]

स्वर् (svàr? (metrically súvar)

  1. the sun
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 5.14.4:
      अग्निर्जातो अरोचत घ्नन्दस्यूञ्ज्योतिषा तमः ।
      अविन्दद्गा अपः स्वः
      agnirjāto arocata ghnandasyūñjyotiṣā tamaḥ .
      avindadgā apaḥ svaḥ .
      Agni shone bright when born, with light killing the Dasyus and the darkness:
      He found the Kine, the Waters, the Sun.
  2. sunshine, light
  3. sky, heaven
  4. space between the sun and the polar star, as the third of the व्याहृति (vyāhṛti, names of the upper worlds used as mystical utterance)

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Proper noun[edit]

स्वर् (svarm

  1. a name of Shiva

Etymology 2[edit]

Root[edit]

स्वर् (svar)

  1. Alternative spelling of सुर् (sur)
  2. to make music