ইঁদুর

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Bengali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit उन्दुर (undura), उन्दुरु (unduru), उन्दरु (undaru), etc. from a lost Vedic substrate language.[1] Cognate with Assamese এন্দুৰ (endur), Sylheti ꠃꠘ꠆ꠖꠥꠞ (undur), Hindi इंदुर (indur), Gujarati ઉંદર (undar), Marathi उंदीर (undīr), Konkani उंदिर (undir).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ˈĩ.dur]

Noun[edit]

ইঁদুর (ĩdur)

  1. mouse, rat

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kuiper, F. B. J. (1948) Proto-Munda Words In Sanskrit, Amsterdam: N.V. Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers Maatschappij, page 27
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “undura”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press