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NounEdit

अहि m

  1. snake, serpent

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ógʷʰis, *h₃égʷʰis(snake). Cognates include Ancient Greek ὄφις(óphis), Avestan 𐬀𐬲𐬌(aži-) and Old Armenian իժ().

NounEdit

अहि ‎(áhim

  1. snake
  2. the serpent of the sky, the demon Vritra
  3. cloud
  4. water
  5. the sun
  6. a name of rāhu
  7. a traveller
  8. the navel
  9. lead
  10. (arithmetic) the number eight

DeclensionEdit

Masculine i-stem declension of अहि
Nom. sg. अहिः(ahiḥ)
Gen. sg. अहेः(aheḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative अहिः(ahiḥ) अही(ahī) अहयः(ahayaḥ)
Vocative अहे(ahe) अही(ahī) अहयः(ahayaḥ)
Accusative अहिम्(ahim) अही(ahī) अहीन्(ahīn)
Instrumental अहिना(ahinā) अहिभ्याम्(ahibhyām) अहिभिः(ahibhiḥ)
Dative अहये(ahaye) अहिभ्याम्(ahibhyām) अहिभ्यः(ahibhyaḥ)
Ablative अहेः(aheḥ) अहिभ्याम्(ahibhyām) अहिभ्यः(ahibhyaḥ)
Genitive अहेः(aheḥ) अह्योः(ahyoḥ) अहीनाम्(ahīnām)
Locative अहौ(ahau) अह्योः(ahyoḥ) अहिषु(ahiṣu)