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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit बीज (bīja). Doublet of बीआ (bīā), a tadbhava.

NounEdit

बीज (bījm (Urdu spelling بیج)

  1. seed, seedling
  2. nucleus
  3. kernel

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PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

बीज n

  1. Devanagari script form of bīja

DeclensionEdit


RajasthaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit बीज (bīja).

NounEdit

बीज (bīj?

  1. seed
  2. sprout
  3. semen

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bhanwar Lal Suthar and Sukhveer Singh Gahlot (1998), Rajasthani-Hindi-English Dictionary, page 240. Jodhpur: Bharat Printers (Press).

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *bíHĵam (seed, semen). Cognate with Sogdian [script needed] (byz'k, seed, semen) and Parachi bīz (seed-corn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

बीज (bī́jan

  1. seed
  2. semen
  3. grain
  4. origin
    • c. 400 BCE, Bhagavad Gītā 7.10
      बीजं मां सर्वभूतानां सनातनम्
      bījaṃ māṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ sanātanam
      The origin I am of all beings, everlasting

DeclensionEdit

Neuter a-stem declension of बीज (bī́ja)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative बीजम्
bī́jam
बीजे
bī́je
बीजानि / बीजा¹
bī́jāni / bī́jā¹
Vocative बीज
bī́ja
बीजे
bī́je
बीजानि / बीजा¹
bī́jāni / bī́jā¹
Accusative बीजम्
bī́jam
बीजे
bī́je
बीजानि / बीजा¹
bī́jāni / bī́jā¹
Instrumental बीजेन
bī́jena
बीजाभ्याम्
bī́jābhyām
बीजैः / बीजेभिः¹
bī́jaiḥ / bī́jebhiḥ¹
Dative बीजाय
bī́jāya
बीजाभ्याम्
bī́jābhyām
बीजेभ्यः
bī́jebhyaḥ
Ablative बीजात्
bī́jāt
बीजाभ्याम्
bī́jābhyām
बीजेभ्यः
bī́jebhyaḥ
Genitive बीजस्य
bī́jasya
बीजयोः
bī́jayoḥ
बीजानाम्
bī́jānām
Locative बीजे
bī́je
बीजयोः
bī́jayoḥ
बीजेषु
bī́jeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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