abkar

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian آبکار (âbkâr), from آب (āb, water) (from Middle Persian ʾp̄ (āp, water), from Old Persian āpi-, akin to Avestan 𐬁𐬟𐬱 (āfš, water), Sanskrit अप् (ap, water), Lithuanian ùpė, Old Prussian appi (river)) + کار (kâr, does), akin to 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 abkari tax.

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