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"पहला"

Translation:First

November 18, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GraysonElliott

पहला seems to have no etymological relation to एक. Where does पहला come from?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vinay92
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From Sanskrit प्रथम (first) which also doesn't have any relation to the Sanskrit एक (one).

I wouldn't be too surprised if it's somehow related to the English 'first' through PIE roots.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmidRahmani

I checked in hint and I saw "the first" but it didnt accept this answer!

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