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शरण

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit शरण (śaraṇa).

NounEdit

शरण (śaraṇfUrdu spelling شرن

  1. shelter, refuge
    हम छत के नीचे शरण ली।
    We took shelter under the roof.

ReferencesEdit

  • शरण in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

SanskritEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

शरण (śaraṇam

  1. one of the arrows of Kamadeva
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

शरण (śaraṇan

  1. falling asunder, bursting, falling in
  2. killing, slaying
  3. what slays or injures
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From verbal root √śṛ (√śṛ) for श्रि (śri).

AdjectiveEdit

शरण (śaraṇá)

  1. protecting, guarding, defending
  2. name of a serpent-demon
  3. name of a poet
  4. name of a king
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

शरण (śaraṇán

  1. shelter, place of shelter or refuge or rest, hut, house, habitation, abode, lair (of an animal), home, asylum
  2. refuge, protection, refuge with
    śaraṇaṃ √gam or √yā or √i etc — to go to any one for protection, seek refuge with (+accusative or genitive; often at the end of a compound)
  3. water
  4. (with इन्द्रस्य (indrasya)) name of a सामन् (sāman)
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 1056