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EtymologyEdit

From उषस् (uṣás, dawn) + Proto-Indo-European *kelh₁- (to shout, to make a noise). Compare Old English hlōwan (to make a noise), Latin clāmō (to call out) (English claim), Ancient Greek καλέω (kaléō, I call, summon).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /u.ʂɐh.kɐ.l̪ɐ/, [u.ʂɐx.kɐ.l̪ɐ]
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /uˈʂɐh.kɐ.l̪ɐ/
  • NounEdit

    उषःकल (uṣaḥkalam

    1. "calling out at dawn", a rooster

    DeclensionEdit

    Masculine a-stem declension of उषःकल
    Nom. sg. उषःकलः (uṣaḥkalaḥ)
    Gen. sg. उषःकलस्य (uṣaḥkalasya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative उषःकलः (uṣaḥkalaḥ) उषःकलौ (uṣaḥkalau) उषःकलाः (uṣaḥkalāḥ)
    Vocative उषःकल (uṣaḥkala) उषःकलौ (uṣaḥkalau) उषःकलाः (uṣaḥkalāḥ)
    Accusative उषःकलम् (uṣaḥkalam) उषःकलौ (uṣaḥkalau) उषःकलान् (uṣaḥkalān)
    Instrumental उषःकलेन (uṣaḥkalena) उषःकलाभ्याम् (uṣaḥkalābhyām) उषःकलैः (uṣaḥkalaiḥ)
    Dative उषःकलाय (uṣaḥkalāya) उषःकलाभ्याम् (uṣaḥkalābhyām) उषःकलेभ्यः (uṣaḥkalebhyaḥ)
    Ablative उषःकलात् (uṣaḥkalāt) उषःकलाभ्याम् (uṣaḥkalābhyām) उषःकलेभ्यः (uṣaḥkalebhyaḥ)
    Genitive उषःकलस्य (uṣaḥkalasya) उषःकलयोः (uṣaḥkalayoḥ) उषःकलानाम् (uṣaḥkalānām)
    Locative उषःकले (uṣaḥkale) उषःकलयोः (uṣaḥkalayoḥ) उषःकलेषु (uṣaḥkaleṣu)

    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 220/1