sri

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noun \ˈsrē, ˈshrē\
variants: or less commonly

play \ˈshrē, ˈsrē\

Definition of sri

  1. —used as a conventional title of respect when addressing or speaking of a distinguished Indian

Origin and Etymology of sri

Sanskrit śrī, literally, beauty, majesty; akin to Greek kreiōn ruler, master


First Known Use: 1799

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rude, impolite, or socially unacceptable

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