వృకము

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Telugu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

వృకం (vr̥kaṃ)

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वृक (vṛka) +‎ -ము (-mu), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wŕ̥ka- (wolf), from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos (wolf). Cognate with Persian گرگ (gorg), Avestan 𐬬𐬆𐬵𐬭𐬐𐬋 (vəhrkō), Latin lupus, Ancient Greek λύκος (lúkos), Lithuanian vilkas. Native grammarians etymologize it as "the tearer" and connect it to root √vrasc, compare वृक्ण (vṛkṇa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

వృకము (vr̥kamu? (plural వృకములు)

  1. wolf.
  2. dog

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