पुस्तक

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustaka).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

पुस्तक (pustakf (Urdu spelling پستک‎)

  1. book, manuscript, volume
    पुस्तकें यहाँ बिकती हैं।pustakẽ yahā̃ biktī ha͠i.Books are sold here.

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MaithiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustaka).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

पुस्तक (pustak) (Tirhuta 𑒣𑒳𑒮𑓂𑒞𑒏)

  1. book

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MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustaka).

NounEdit

पुस्तक (pustakn

  1. book

NepaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit पुस्तक (pustaka).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

पुस्तक (pustak)

  1. book
    Synonyms: किताप (kitāp), किताब (kitāb), पोथी (pothī)

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SanskritEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *pōstaka, *pustaka. Compare Sogdian 𐼔𐼇𐼑𐼚𐼀𐼋(pwstʾk /pōstē/, book, document, sutra), Manichaean Parthian 𐫛𐫇𐫘𐫤𐫃(pwstg /pōstag/, book, pergament) and Persian پوست(pust, skin, hide) (from *pōst, from Old Persian 𐎱𐎺𐎿𐎫𐎠 (pavastā); cognate to पवस्त (pavasta)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

पुस्तक (pustakan

  1. a protuberant ornament, boss
  2. book, manuscript, booklet

DeclensionEdit

Neuter a-stem declension of पुस्तक (pustaka)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative पुस्तकम्
pustakam
पुस्तके
pustake
पुस्तकानि / पुस्तका¹
pustakāni / pustakā¹
Vocative पुस्तक
pustaka
पुस्तके
pustake
पुस्तकानि / पुस्तका¹
pustakāni / pustakā¹
Accusative पुस्तकम्
pustakam
पुस्तके
pustake
पुस्तकानि / पुस्तका¹
pustakāni / pustakā¹
Instrumental पुस्तकेन
pustakena
पुस्तकाभ्याम्
pustakābhyām
पुस्तकैः / पुस्तकेभिः¹
pustakaiḥ / pustakebhiḥ¹
Dative पुस्तकाय
pustakāya
पुस्तकाभ्याम्
pustakābhyām
पुस्तकेभ्यः
pustakebhyaḥ
Ablative पुस्तकात्
pustakāt
पुस्तकाभ्याम्
pustakābhyām
पुस्तकेभ्यः
pustakebhyaḥ
Genitive पुस्तकस्य
pustakasya
पुस्तकयोः
pustakayoḥ
पुस्तकानाम्
pustakānām
Locative पुस्तके
pustake
पुस्तकयोः
pustakayoḥ
पुस्तकेषु
pustakeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier Williams (1899), “पुस्तक”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page 0640.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “pōstaka”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 478
  • Mayrhofer, Manfred (2001) Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan] (in German), volume III, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, pages 331—332