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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

See alsoEdit


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

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /bíː.d͡ʑɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈbiː.d͡ʑɐ/
  • 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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