shikar

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shikar

(in India ʃɪˈkɑː)
n
(Hunting) hunting, esp big-game hunting
vb, -kars, -karring or -karred
(Hunting) to hunt (game, esp big game)
[C17: via Urdu from Persian]

shikar


Past participle: shikarred
Gerund: shikarring

Imperative
shikar
shikar
Present
I shikar
you shikar
he/she/it shikars
we shikar
you shikar
they shikar
Preterite
I shikarred
you shikarred
he/she/it shikarred
we shikarred
you shikarred
they shikarred
Present Continuous
I am shikarring
you are shikarring
he/she/it is shikarring
we are shikarring
you are shikarring
they are shikarring
Present Perfect
I have shikarred
you have shikarred
he/she/it has shikarred
we have shikarred
you have shikarred
they have shikarred
Past Continuous
I was shikarring
you were shikarring
he/she/it was shikarring
we were shikarring
you were shikarring
they were shikarring
Past Perfect
I had shikarred
you had shikarred
he/she/it had shikarred
we had shikarred
you had shikarred
they had shikarred
Future
I will shikar
you will shikar
he/she/it will shikar
we will shikar
you will shikar
they will shikar
Future Perfect
I will have shikarred
you will have shikarred
he/she/it will have shikarred
we will have shikarred
you will have shikarred
they will have shikarred
Future Continuous
I will be shikarring
you will be shikarring
he/she/it will be shikarring
we will be shikarring
you will be shikarring
they will be shikarring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shikarring
you have been shikarring
he/she/it has been shikarring
we have been shikarring
you have been shikarring
they have been shikarring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shikarring
you will have been shikarring
he/she/it will have been shikarring
we will have been shikarring
you will have been shikarring
they will have been shikarring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shikarring
you had been shikarring
he/she/it had been shikarring
we had been shikarring
you had been shikarring
they had been shikarring
Conditional
I would shikar
you would shikar
he/she/it would shikar
we would shikar
you would shikar
they would shikar
Past Conditional
I would have shikarred
you would have shikarred
he/she/it would have shikarred
we would have shikarred
you would have shikarred
they would have shikarred
References in periodicals archive ?
A lot of these local hunters-were extremely wealthy and conducted extravagant shikars with hundreds of local peasants beating the bush in front of the mounted hunters.
She rode as well, and accompanied Monomohan to mixed social gatherings, soirees, and shikars. Courtesy Nandita Ghosh, Kolkata.
The family's feudal past is there for everyone to see on the walls of the fort- palace -- the various sanads, the certificate of good conduct from Lord Chelmsford and the pictures of shikars with officials of the Raj take us travelling back in time to days when the pace of life was slower and official bombast had meaning.
As late as the early 20th century, hunters shot tigers from the backs of elephants in elaborate safaris called "shikars."