কাক

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit काक (kā́ka).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

কাক (kak)

  1. crow;[1][2][3] cries "কা-কা (ka-ka)".[3]
    Synonyms: বায়স (baẏôś), বলিভুক (bôlibhuk), কাগ (kag)
  2. lame man[2][3]
    Synonym: খঞ্জ (khôñj)
  3. one of the divisions of the world[2][3]
    Hypernym: দ্বীপ (dbīp)
  4. a kind of weight unit; one-twelfth[2] or a quarter of cowrie (কড়া (kôṛa))[3]
    Synonym: কাগ (kag)
  5. washing the head or the lower part of the body[2]

Derived terms[edit]

(crow):

(lame man):

Related terms[edit]

(crow):

(lame man):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carey, William (1828) A Dictionary of the Bengalee Language[1], volume II, Serampore, page 88
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Haughton, Graves C. (1833) A Dictionary, Bengálí and Sanskrit, Explained in English, and Adapted for Students of Either Language[2], London: J. L. Cox & Son, page 656
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 দাস, জ্ঞানেন্দ্রমোহন (1916) , “কাক; কা-কা”, in বাঙ্গলা ভাষার অভিধান (in Bengali), ইণ্ডিয়ান প্রেস & ইণ্ডিয়ান্ পাব্‌লিশিং হাউস্, pages 363-4, 365

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

কাক m

  1. Bengali script form of kāka

Declension[edit]