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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hwŕ̥HnaH, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wĺ̥h₁neh₂ (wool). Cognate with Latin lāna, Ancient Greek λῆνος (lênos), Old English wull (English wool).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /úːɽ.ɳɑː/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈuːɽ.ɳɑː/
  • NounEdit

    ऊर्णा (ū́rṇāf

    1. wool, a woollen thread, thread
    2. cobweb
    3. circle of hair between the eyebrows

    DeclensionEdit

    Feminine ā-stem declension of ऊर्णा
    Nom. sg. ऊर्णा (ūrṇā)
    Gen. sg. ऊर्णायाः (ūrṇāyāḥ)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative ऊर्णा (ūrṇā) ऊर्णे (ūrṇe) ऊर्णाः (ūrṇāḥ)
    Vocative ऊर्णे (ūrṇe) ऊर्णे (ūrṇe) ऊर्णाः (ūrṇāḥ)
    Accusative ऊर्णाम् (ūrṇām) ऊर्णे (ūrṇe) ऊर्णाः (ūrṇāḥ)
    Instrumental ऊर्णया (ūrṇayā) ऊर्णाभ्याम् (ūrṇābhyām) ऊर्णाभिः (ūrṇābhiḥ)
    Dative ऊर्णायै (ūrṇāyai) ऊर्णाभ्याम् (ūrṇābhyām) ऊर्णाभ्यः (ūrṇābhyaḥ)
    Ablative ऊर्णायाः (ūrṇāyāḥ) ऊर्णाभ्याम् (ūrṇābhyām) ऊर्णाभ्यः (ūrṇābhyaḥ)
    Genitive ऊर्णायाः (ūrṇāyāḥ) ऊर्णयोः (ūrṇayoḥ) ऊर्णानाम् (ūrṇānām)
    Locative ऊर्णायाम् (ūrṇāyām) ऊर्णयोः (ūrṇayoḥ) ऊर्णासु (ūrṇāsu)

    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 221/3