ঠাকুর

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Bengali[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit ठक्कुर (ṭhakkura), possibly ultimately a substrate word.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ঠাকুর (ṭhakur)

  1. a deity (god or goddess)
  2. an idol of a deity
  3. God
  4. a lord, master; an overlord, king
  5. a respected being; an elder
  6. a (spiritual) preceptor or guide
  7. a brahmin; a brahmin priest; a brahmin cook

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Proper noun[edit]

ঠাকুর (ṭhakur)

  1. a surname; anglicised to Tagore or Thakur