શહેર

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Gujarati[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persianشهر(šahr), from Middle Persian𐭱𐭲𐭥𐭩(štʿy /⁠šahr⁠/), from Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 (x-š-ç-m /⁠xšaçam⁠/), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kšatrám (kingdom, Ddominion), from Proto-Indo-European *tek- (to obtain). Doublet of ખાતું (khātũ) and ક્ષત્ર (kṣatra). Compare Hindi शहर (śahar).

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શહેર (śahern

  1. town, city
    Synonyms: નગર (nagar), પુર (pur)