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EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from the root गर्द् (√gard, to cry).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɡɐɽ.d̪ɐ.bʱɐ́/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈɡɐɽ.d̪ɐ.bʱɐ/
  • NounEdit

    गर्दभ (gardabhám

    1. ass, donkey

    DeclensionEdit

    Masculine a-stem declension of गर्दभ
    Nom. sg. गर्दभः (gardabhaḥ)
    Gen. sg. गर्दभस्य (gardabhasya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative गर्दभः (gardabhaḥ) गर्दभौ (gardabhau) गर्दभाः (gardabhāḥ)
    Vocative गर्दभ (gardabha) गर्दभौ (gardabhau) गर्दभाः (gardabhāḥ)
    Accusative गर्दभम् (gardabham) गर्दभौ (gardabhau) गर्दभान् (gardabhān)
    Instrumental गर्दभेन (gardabhena) गर्दभाभ्याम् (gardabhābhyām) गर्दभैः (gardabhaiḥ)
    Dative गर्दभाय (gardabhāya) गर्दभाभ्याम् (gardabhābhyām) गर्दभेभ्यः (gardabhebhyaḥ)
    Ablative गर्दभात् (gardabhāt) गर्दभाभ्याम् (gardabhābhyām) गर्दभेभ्यः (gardabhebhyaḥ)
    Genitive गर्दभस्य (gardabhasya) गर्दभयोः (gardabhayoḥ) गर्दभानाम् (gardabhānām)
    Locative गर्दभे (gardabhe) गर्दभयोः (gardabhayoḥ) गर्दभेषु (gardabheṣu)

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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 349