Sanskrit edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *nápāts (grandson, descendant), from Proto-Indo-European *népōts (descendant, nephew). Cognates include Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬞𐬁𐬝 (napāt̰), Old Persian 𐎴𐎱𐎠 (n-p-a /⁠napā⁠/), Latin nepōs, Ancient Greek ἀνεψιός (anepsiós), Old English nefa (whence English neve).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

नपात् (nápāt) stemm (feminine नप्ती)

  1. descendant, offspring, son
  2. grandson (in later language restricted to this sense)
  3. name of one of the Vishvedevas
  4. path of the gods (?)

Declension edit

Masculine āt-stem declension of नपात् (nápāt)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative नपात्
nápāt
नपातौ / नपाता¹
nápātau / nápātā¹
नपातः
nápātaḥ
Vocative नपात्
nápāt
नपातौ / नपाता¹
nápātau / nápātā¹
नपातः
nápātaḥ
Accusative नपातम्
nápātam
नपातौ / नपाता¹
nápātau / nápātā¹
नपातः
nápātaḥ
Instrumental नपाता
nápātā
नपाद्भ्याम्
nápādbhyām
नपाद्भिः
nápādbhiḥ
Dative नपाते
nápāte
नपाद्भ्याम्
nápādbhyām
नपाद्भ्यः
nápādbhyaḥ
Ablative नपातः
nápātaḥ
नपाद्भ्याम्
nápādbhyām
नपाद्भ्यः
nápādbhyaḥ
Genitive नपातः
nápātaḥ
नपातोः
nápātoḥ
नपाताम्
nápātām
Locative नपाति
nápāti
नपातोः
nápātoḥ
नपात्सु
nápātsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Noun edit

नपात् (nápāt) stemf

  1. granddaughter (?)

References edit