महाकाव्य

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

महत् (mahat, great) +‎ काव्य (kāvya, court poem)

NounEdit

महाकाव्य (mahākāvyan

  1. great or classical court poem, particularly as applied to Kalidasa's Raghuvamsa, Kumārasambhava, and Meghadūta; Magha's Śiśupālavadha; Bharavi's Kirātārjunīya; and Śriharsha's Naiṣadhacarita; also sometimes to Bhaṭṭikāvya. (Kāvyād., Pratāp.,)

DeclensionEdit

Neuter a-stem declension of महाकाव्य
Nom. sg. महाकाव्यम् (mahākāvyam)
Gen. sg. महाकाव्यस्य (mahākāvyasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महाकाव्यम् (mahākāvyam) महाकाव्ये (mahākāvye) महाकाव्यानि (mahākāvyāni)
Vocative महाकाव्य (mahākāvya) महाकाव्ये (mahākāvye) महाकाव्यानि (mahākāvyāni)
Accusative महाकाव्यम् (mahākāvyam) महाकाव्ये (mahākāvye) महाकाव्यानि (mahākāvyāni)
Instrumental महाकाव्येन (mahākāvyena) महाकाव्याभ्याम् (mahākāvyābhyām) महाकाव्यैः (mahākāvyaiḥ)
Dative महाकाव्याय (mahākāvyāya) महाकाव्याभ्याम् (mahākāvyābhyām) महाकाव्येभ्यः (mahākāvyebhyaḥ)
Ablative महाकाव्यात् (mahākāvyāt) महाकाव्याभ्याम् (mahākāvyābhyām) महाकाव्येभ्यः (mahākāvyebhyaḥ)
Genitive महाकाव्यस्य (mahākāvyasya) महाकाव्ययोः (mahākāvyayoḥ) महाकाव्यानाम् (mahākāvyānām)
Locative महाकाव्ये (mahākāvye) महाकाव्ययोः (mahākāvyayoḥ) महाकाव्येषु (mahākāvyeṣu)


DescendantsEdit

  • Tamil: மகாகாவியம் (makākāviyam)

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