abkar

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian آبکار ‎(âbkâr), from آب ‎(āb, water) (from Middle Persian 𐭠𐭯 ‎(āp, water), from Old Persian āpi-, akin to Avestan [script needed] ‎(āfsh, water), Sanskrit अप् ‎(ap, water), Lithuanian ùpė, Old Prussian appi ‎(river)) + کار ‎(kâr, does), from Sanskrit कर ‎(kara, doing, giving, effecting).

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Noun[edit]

abkar ‎(plural abkars)

  1. (India) A wine seller; one who is subject to the akari tax.