rudhira

blood Dhp-a.i.140; Pv-a.34 (for lohita; variant reading ruhira). See the more freq words rohita & lohita; a form ruhira (q.v.) occurs e.g. at Pv.i.9#1

late Vedic rudhira. Etym. connected with Lat. ruber red; Gr. ἐρυχρός red; Oicel. rodra blood Goth. raups = Ger. rot = E. red