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SanskritEdit

NounEdit

केतक ‎(ketakam

  1. screw pine (Pandanus fascicularis/odoratissimus) (MBh., R., Megh. etc.)
    • 8th c., Bhavabhuti, Uttararāmacarita (Rama's Last Act), Prelude to act III:
      किसलयमिव मुग्धं बन्धनाद्विप्रलूनम् । हृदय कुसुम शोषी दारुणो दीर्घ शोकः
      ग्लपयति परिपाण्डु क्षाममस्याः शरीरं । शरदि ज इव धर्मः केतकी गर्भ पत्रं ॥
      kisalayam iva mugdhaṃ bandhanād vipralūnam / ḥrdaya kusuma śoṣī dāruṇo dīrgha śokaḥ
      glapayati paripāṇḍu kṣāmam asyāḥ śarīraṃ / śaradi ja iva dharmaḥ ketakī garbha patram.
      Like a tender bud sheared off from its stem / her pallid and haggard body has been withered
      by long hard grief parching her heart’s flower / like autumn heat a leaf in a ketaki bud.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of केतक
Nom. sg. केतकः(ketakaḥ)
Gen. sg. केतकस्य(ketakasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative केतकः(ketakaḥ) केतकौ(ketakau) केतकाः(ketakāḥ)
Vocative केतक(ketaka) केतकौ(ketakau) केतकाः(ketakāḥ)
Accusative केतकम्(ketakam) केतकौ(ketakau) केतकान्(ketakān)
Instrumental केतकेन(ketakena) केतकाभ्याम्(ketakābhyām) केतकैः(ketakaiḥ)
Dative केतकाय(ketakāya) केतकाभ्याम्(ketakābhyām) केतकेभ्यः(ketakebhyaḥ)
Ablative केतकात्(ketakāt) केतकाभ्याम्(ketakābhyām) केतकेभ्यः(ketakebhyaḥ)
Genitive केतकस्य(ketakasya) केतकयोः(ketakayoḥ) केतकानाम्(ketakānām)
Locative केतके(ketake) केतकयोः(ketakayoḥ) केतकेषु(ketakeṣu)

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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 0309