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See also: अंस, अस, and अस्

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Old GujaratiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Sanskrit असि (asi), from Proto-Indo-European *n̥sis

NounEdit

असि (transliteration neededm

  1. sword

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hasís, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂n̥sis (dagger; knife), *h₃n̥sis. Cognate with Avestan 𐬀𐬵𐬏 (ahū), Latin ēnsis, Palaic [script needed] (hasīra, dagger).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

असि (asím

  1. sword, scimitar, knife (used for killing animals)
    Synonyms: खड्ग (khaḍga), कृपाण (kṛpāṇa)

DeclensionEdit

Masculine i-stem declension of असि
Nom. sg. असिः (asiḥ)
Gen. sg. असेः (aseḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative असिः (asiḥ) असी (asī) असयः (asayaḥ)
Vocative असे (ase) असी (asī) असयः (asayaḥ)
Accusative असिम् (asim) असी (asī) असीन् (asīn)
Instrumental असिना (asinā) असिभ्याम् (asibhyām) असिभिः (asibhiḥ)
Dative असये (asaye) असिभ्याम् (asibhyām) असिभ्यः (asibhyaḥ)
Ablative असेः (aseḥ) असिभ्याम् (asibhyām) असिभ्यः (asibhyaḥ)
Genitive असेः (aseḥ) अस्योः (asyoḥ) असीनाम् (asīnām)
Locative असौ (asau) अस्योः (asyoḥ) असिषु (asiṣu)

Proper nounEdit

असि (Asif

  1. name of a river near Benares

DescendantsEdit

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 120
  • Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006) The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World (Oxford Linguistics), New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0199296682, page 245