गीता

See also: गीत

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit गीता (gītā).

NounEdit

गीता (gītāf (Urdu spelling گیتا‎)

  1. song
    Synonyms: गीत (gīt), गाना (gānā)
  2. (Hinduism) the Bhagavad Gita
    Synonym: भगवद् गीता (bhagvad gītā)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

गीता (gītā)

  1. Devanagari script form of gītā, which is ablative singular of गीत (gīta, song)

SanskritEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From the root गै (gai, to sing), from *geH- (to sing, cry).

Cognate with Avestan 𐬔𐬁𐬚𐬁(gāθā, form of strophe, metre, namely the collections of Zarathustra's songs, the Gathas).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

गीता (gītā́f

  1. a song, sacred song or poem

DeclensionEdit

Feminine ā-stem declension of गीता (gītā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative गीता
gītā
गीते
gīte
गीताः
gītāḥ
Vocative गीते
gīte
गीते
gīte
गीताः
gītāḥ
Accusative गीताम्
gītām
गीते
gīte
गीताः
gītāḥ
Instrumental गीतया / गीता¹
gītayā / gītā¹
गीताभ्याम्
gītābhyām
गीताभिः
gītābhiḥ
Dative गीतायै
gītāyai
गीताभ्याम्
gītābhyām
गीताभ्यः
gītābhyaḥ
Ablative गीतायाः
gītāyāḥ
गीताभ्याम्
gītābhyām
गीताभ्यः
gītābhyaḥ
Genitive गीतायाः
gītāyāḥ
गीतयोः
gītayoḥ
गीतानाम्
gītānām
Locative गीतायाम्
gītāyām
गीतयोः
gītayoḥ
गीतासु
gītāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier Williams (1899), “गीता”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page 0356.
  • Arthur Anthony Macdonell (1893), “गीता”, in A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press
  • Otto Böhtlingk; Richard Schmidt (1879-1928), “गीता”, in Walter Slaje, Jürgen Hanneder, Paul Molitor, Jörg Ritter, editors, Nachtragswörterbuch des Sanskrit [Dictionary of Sanskrit with supplements] (in German), Halle-Wittenberg: Martin-Luther-Universität, published 2016