Sher: 1 definition


Sher means something in Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Ambiguity: Although Sher has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Shera.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sher in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a lion; couplet (in Urdu poetry); ~[daham] lion-mouthed, (a house) having the front shaped like a lion’s mouth; ~[dila] with the heart of an oak, lion-hearted—brave, intrepid, fearless; ~[numa] formed like a lion, lion shaped; ~[bacca] young one of a lion; fearless, intrepid; ~[babara] a lion; —[marda] a masculine man, heman, lion-like man; —[karana] to cause to become fearless; to encourage too far; -[ki khala mem gadha] an ass in lion’s skin; —[ki mamda mem ghusana/hatha dalana] to do a risky job, to do a job involving pretty risk to life; —[ke mumha mem jana] to undertake a risk of life; to face a hazard to life; —[ke mumha se shikara china lena] to salvage somebody from the jaws of death; [cahom ka shikara nahim karata] the eagle doesn't hawk at flies; —[bakarika eka ghata pani pina] to have rule of perfect equity; to have the same treatment meted out to high and low; —[hona] to become too cheeky; to be encouraged too far..—sher (शेर) is alternatively transliterated as Śera.

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