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.