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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit क्षण (kṣaṇa). Compare Rajasthani छण (chaṇ), Gujarati ક્ષણ (kṣaṇ), Chinese 剎那 (chànà).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

क्षण (kṣaṇm (Urdu spelling کشن‎)

  1. an instant, the blink of an eye (a short amount of time)
  2. a moment

DeclensionEdit

Declension of क्षण
Singular Plural
Direct क्षण (kṣaṇ) क्षण (kṣaṇ)
Oblique क्षण (kṣaṇ) क्षणों (kṣaṇõ)
Vocative क्षण (kṣaṇ) क्षणो (kṣaṇo)

MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit क्षण (kṣaṇa). Compare Rajasthani छण (chaṇ), Gujarati ક્ષણ (kṣaṇ), Chinese 剎那 (chànà).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [(k)ʂəɳ], [(k)ʃəɳ]

NounEdit

क्षण (kṣaṇm

  1. moment, instant (a short amount of time)

ReferencesEdit

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “क्षण”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “क्षण”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press

SanskritEdit

Alternative scriptsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

क्षण (kṣaṇam

  1. any instantaneous point of time, an instant, a moment
  2. leisure moment, vacant time
  3. a suitable or fit moment, an opportunity
  4. a festival

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of क्षण (kṣaṇa)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative क्षणः
kṣaṇaḥ
क्षणौ
kṣaṇau
क्षणाः / क्षणासः¹
kṣaṇāḥ / kṣaṇāsaḥ¹
Vocative क्षण
kṣaṇa
क्षणौ
kṣaṇau
क्षणाः / क्षणासः¹
kṣaṇāḥ / kṣaṇāsaḥ¹
Accusative क्षणम्
kṣaṇam
क्षणौ
kṣaṇau
क्षणान्
kṣaṇān
Instrumental क्षणेन
kṣaṇena
क्षणाभ्याम्
kṣaṇābhyām
क्षणैः / क्षणेभिः¹
kṣaṇaiḥ / kṣaṇebhiḥ¹
Dative क्षणाय
kṣaṇāya
क्षणाभ्याम्
kṣaṇābhyām
क्षणेभ्यः
kṣaṇebhyaḥ
Ablative क्षणात्
kṣaṇāt
क्षणाभ्याम्
kṣaṇābhyām
क्षणेभ्यः
kṣaṇebhyaḥ
Genitive क्षणस्य
kṣaṇasya
क्षणयोः
kṣaṇayoḥ
क्षणानाम्
kṣaṇānām
Locative क्षणे
kṣaṇe
क्षणयोः
kṣaṇayoḥ
क्षणेषु
kṣaṇeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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