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अश्वमेध

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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit अश्वमेध (aśvamedha).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əʃ.ʋə.meːd̪ʱ/

NounEdit

अश्वमेध (aśvamedhm

  1. (Hinduism) horse sacrifice, the Ashvamedha ritual

DeclensionEdit

Declension of अश्वमेध
Singular Plural
Direct अश्वमेध (aśvamedh) अश्वमेध (aśvamedh)
Oblique अश्वमेध (aśvamedh) अश्वमेधों (aśvamedhõ)
Vocative अश्वमेध (aśvamedh) अश्वमेधो (aśvamedho)

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

An oxytonic tatpurusa compound of अश्व (áśva, horse) and मेध (médha, animal sacrifice).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐɕ.ʋɐ.mɐj.d̪ʱɐ́/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ɐɕ.ʋɐˈmeː.d̪ʱɐ/
  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐ́ɕ.ʋɐ.mɐj.d̪ʱɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ɐɕ.ʋɐˈmeː.d̪ʱɐ/
  • NounEdit

    अश्वमेध (aśvamedhám

    1. (Hinduism) horse sacrifice, the Ashvamedha ritual

    Derived termsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    Proper nounEdit

    अश्वमेध (áśvamedham

    1. name of a descendant of Bharata

    ReferencesEdit

    Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page {{{1}}}