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अथर्वन्

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *átʰarwā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *átʰarwā (priest) (compare Avestan 𐬁𐬚𐬭𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬥‎ (āθrauuan‎)); ultimate origin unknown. Some scholars suggest that it derives from the BMAC substrate.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐ́.t̪ʰɐɽ.ʋɐn̪/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ɐˈt̪ʰɐɽ.ʋɐn̪/
  • NounEdit

    अथर्वन् (átharvanm

    1. a priest who has to do with fire and Soma

    DeclensionEdit

    Masculine an-stem declension of अथर्वन् (átharvan)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative अथर्वा
    átharvā
    अथर्वाणौ / अथर्वाणा¹
    átharvāṇau / átharvāṇā¹
    अथर्वाणः
    átharvāṇaḥ
    Vocative अथर्वन्
    átharvan
    अथर्वाणौ / अथर्वाणा¹
    átharvāṇau / átharvāṇā¹
    अथर्वाणः
    átharvāṇaḥ
    Accusative अथर्वाणम्
    átharvāṇam
    अथर्वाणौ / अथर्वाणा¹
    átharvāṇau / átharvāṇā¹
    अथर्वणः
    átharvaṇaḥ
    Instrumental अथर्वणा
    átharvaṇā
    अथर्वभ्याम्
    átharvabhyām
    अथर्वभिः
    átharvabhiḥ
    Dative अथर्वणे
    átharvaṇe
    अथर्वभ्याम्
    átharvabhyām
    अथर्वभ्यः
    átharvabhyaḥ
    Ablative अथर्वणः
    átharvaṇaḥ
    अथर्वभ्याम्
    átharvabhyām
    अथर्वभ्यः
    átharvabhyaḥ
    Genitive अथर्वणः
    átharvaṇaḥ
    अथर्वणोः
    átharvaṇoḥ
    अथर्वणाम्
    átharvaṇām
    Locative अथर्वणि
    átharvaṇi
    अथर्वणोः
    átharvaṇoḥ
    अथर्वसु
    átharvasu
    Notes
    • ¹Vedic

    Proper nounEdit

    अथर्वन् (átharvanm

    1. name of the priest who is said to have been the first to institute the worship of fire and offer Soma and prayers (he is represented as a Prajāpati, as Brahmā's eldest son, as the first learner and earliest teacher of the Brahma-vidyā, as the author of the Atharva-veda, as identical with Aṅgiras, as the father of Agni, etc.)
    2. name of Śiva, Vasishṭha

    DeclensionEdit

    Masculine an-stem declension of अथर्वन् (átharvan)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative अथर्वा
    átharvā
    अथर्वाणौ / अथर्वाणा¹
    átharvāṇau / átharvāṇā¹
    अथर्वाणः
    átharvāṇaḥ
    Vocative अथर्वन्
    átharvan
    अथर्वाणौ / अथर्वाणा¹
    átharvāṇau / átharvāṇā¹
    अथर्वाणः
    átharvāṇaḥ
    Accusative अथर्वाणम्
    átharvāṇam
    अथर्वाणौ / अथर्वाणा¹
    átharvāṇau / átharvāṇā¹
    अथर्वणः
    átharvaṇaḥ
    Instrumental अथर्वणा
    átharvaṇā
    अथर्वभ्याम्
    átharvabhyām
    अथर्वभिः
    átharvabhiḥ
    Dative अथर्वणे
    átharvaṇe
    अथर्वभ्याम्
    átharvabhyām
    अथर्वभ्यः
    átharvabhyaḥ
    Ablative अथर्वणः
    átharvaṇaḥ
    अथर्वभ्याम्
    átharvabhyām
    अथर्वभ्यः
    átharvabhyaḥ
    Genitive अथर्वणः
    átharvaṇaḥ
    अथर्वणोः
    átharvaṇoḥ
    अथर्वणाम्
    átharvaṇām
    Locative अथर्वणि
    átharvaṇi
    अथर्वणोः
    átharvaṇoḥ
    अथर्वसु
    átharvasu
    Notes
    • ¹Vedic

    See alsoEdit

    ReferencesEdit

    • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 17
    • Witzel, Michael (2003) Linguistic Evidence for Cultural Exchange in Prehistoric Western Central Asia (Sino-Platonic Papers; 129)‎[1], Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations