धनु

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit धनु (dhanu). Compare Thai ธนู (tá-nuu).

NounEdit

धनु (dhanum (Urdu spelling دھنو‎)

  1. bow (weapon)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Alternative scriptsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

धनु (dhanum or n

  1. (weapon) bow
  2. (astrology, astronomy) the sign of Sagittarius

DeclensionEdit

Masculine u-stem declension of धनु (dhanu)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative धनुः
dhanuḥ
धनू
dhanū
धनवः
dhanavaḥ
Vocative धनो
dhano
धनू
dhanū
धनवः
dhanavaḥ
Accusative धनुम्
dhanum
धनू
dhanū
धनून्
dhanūn
Instrumental धनुना / धन्वा¹
dhanunā / dhanvā¹
धनुभ्याम्
dhanubhyām
धनुभिः
dhanubhiḥ
Dative धनवे / धन्वे²
dhanave / dhanve²
धनुभ्याम्
dhanubhyām
धनुभ्यः
dhanubhyaḥ
Ablative धनोः / धन्वः²
dhanoḥ / dhanvaḥ²
धनुभ्याम्
dhanubhyām
धनुभ्यः
dhanubhyaḥ
Genitive धनोः / धन्वः²
dhanoḥ / dhanvaḥ²
धन्वोः
dhanvoḥ
धनूनाम्
dhanūnām
Locative धनौ
dhanau
धन्वोः
dhanvoḥ
धनुषु
dhanuṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
  • ²Less common
Neuter u-stem declension of धनु (dhanu)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative धनु
dhanu
धनुनी
dhanunī
धनू / धनु / धनूनि¹
dhanū / dhanu / dhanūni¹
Vocative धनु / धनो
dhanu / dhano
धनुनी
dhanunī
धनू / धनु / धनूनि¹
dhanū / dhanu / dhanūni¹
Accusative धनु
dhanu
धनुनी
dhanunī
धनू / धनु / धनूनि¹
dhanū / dhanu / dhanūni¹
Instrumental धनुना / धन्वा²
dhanunā / dhanvā²
धनुभ्याम्
dhanubhyām
धनुभिः
dhanubhiḥ
Dative धनवे / धन्वे³
dhanave / dhanve³
धनुभ्याम्
dhanubhyām
धनुभ्यः
dhanubhyaḥ
Ablative धनोः / धनुनः¹ / धन्वः³
dhanoḥ / dhanunaḥ¹ / dhanvaḥ³
धनुभ्याम्
dhanubhyām
धनुभ्यः
dhanubhyaḥ
Genitive धनोः / धनुनः¹ / धन्वः³
dhanoḥ / dhanunaḥ¹ / dhanvaḥ³
धनुनोः
dhanunoḥ
धनूनाम्
dhanūnām
Locative धनुनि¹
dhanuni¹
धनुनोः
dhanunoḥ
धनुषु
dhanuṣu
Notes
  • ¹Later Sanskrit
  • ²Vedic
  • ³Less common