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महिष (mahiṣá)

  1. great, powerful
Masculine a-stem declension of महिष
Nom. sg. महिषः (mahiṣaḥ)
Gen. sg. महिषस्य (mahiṣasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महिषः (mahiṣaḥ) महिषौ (mahiṣau) महिषाः (mahiṣāḥ)
Vocative महिष (mahiṣa) महिषौ (mahiṣau) महिषाः (mahiṣāḥ)
Accusative महिषम् (mahiṣam) महिषौ (mahiṣau) महिषान् (mahiṣān)
Instrumental महिषेण (mahiṣeṇa) महिषाभ्याम् (mahiṣābhyām) महिषैः (mahiṣaiḥ)
Dative महिषाय (mahiṣāya) महिषाभ्याम् (mahiṣābhyām) महिषेभ्यः (mahiṣebhyaḥ)
Ablative महिषात् (mahiṣāt) महिषाभ्याम् (mahiṣābhyām) महिषेभ्यः (mahiṣebhyaḥ)
Genitive महिषस्य (mahiṣasya) महिषयोः (mahiṣayoḥ) महिषाणाम् (mahiṣāṇām)
Locative महिषे (mahiṣe) महिषयोः (mahiṣayoḥ) महिषेषु (mahiṣeṣu)
Feminine ī-stem declension of महिष
Nom. sg. महिषी (mahiṣī)
Gen. sg. महिष्याः (mahiṣyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महिषी (mahiṣī) महिष्यौ (mahiṣyau) महिष्यः (mahiṣyaḥ)
Vocative महिषि (mahiṣi) महिष्यौ (mahiṣyau) महिष्यः (mahiṣyaḥ)
Accusative महिषीम् (mahiṣīm) महिष्यौ (mahiṣyau) महिषीः (mahiṣīḥ)
Instrumental महिष्या (mahiṣyā) महिषीभ्याम् (mahiṣībhyām) महिषीभिः (mahiṣībhiḥ)
Dative महिष्यै (mahiṣyai) महिषीभ्याम् (mahiṣībhyām) महिषीभ्यः (mahiṣībhyaḥ)
Ablative महिष्याः (mahiṣyāḥ) महिषीभ्याम् (mahiṣībhyām) महिषीभ्यः (mahiṣībhyaḥ)
Genitive महिष्याः (mahiṣyāḥ) महिष्योः (mahiṣyoḥ) महिषीणाम् (mahiṣīṇām)
Locative महिष्याम् (mahiṣyām) महिष्योः (mahiṣyoḥ) महिषीषु (mahiṣīṣu)
Neuter a-stem declension of महिष
Nom. sg. महिषम् (mahiṣam)
Gen. sg. महिषस्य (mahiṣasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महिषम् (mahiṣam) महिषे (mahiṣe) महिषाणि (mahiṣāṇi)
Vocative महिष (mahiṣa) महिषे (mahiṣe) महिषाणि (mahiṣāṇi)
Accusative महिषम् (mahiṣam) महिषे (mahiṣe) महिषाणि (mahiṣāṇi)
Instrumental महिषेण (mahiṣeṇa) महिषाभ्याम् (mahiṣābhyām) महिषैः (mahiṣaiḥ)
Dative महिषाय (mahiṣāya) महिषाभ्याम् (mahiṣābhyām) महिषेभ्यः (mahiṣebhyaḥ)
Ablative महिषात् (mahiṣāt) महिषाभ्याम् (mahiṣābhyām) महिषेभ्यः (mahiṣebhyaḥ)
Genitive महिषस्य (mahiṣasya) महिषयोः (mahiṣayoḥ) महिषाणाम् (mahiṣāṇām)
Locative महिषे (mahiṣe) महिषयोः (mahiṣayoḥ) महिषेषु (mahiṣeṣu)

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महिष (mahiṣám

  1. sun
  2. buffalo
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 10.8.1:
      अपामुपस्थे महिषो ववर्ध॥
      apāmupasthe mahiṣo vavardha.
      The Steer hath waxen in the lap of waters.
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 9.33.1:
      प्र सोमासो विपश्चितोऽपां न यन्त्यूर्मयः ।
      वनानि महिषाः इव ॥
      pra somāso vipaścito’pāṃ na yantyūrmayaḥ .
      vanāni mahiṣāḥ iva .
      LIKE waves of waters, skilled in song the juices of the Soma speed
      Onward, as buffaloes to woods.
Masculine a-stem declension of महिष (mahiṣá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महिषः
mahiṣáḥ
महिषौ
mahiṣaú
महिषाः / महिषासः¹
mahiṣā́ḥ / mahiṣā́saḥ¹
Vocative महिष
máhiṣa
महिषौ
máhiṣau
महिषाः / महिषासः¹
máhiṣāḥ / máhiṣāsaḥ¹
Accusative महिषम्
mahiṣám
महिषौ
mahiṣaú
महिषान्
mahiṣā́n
Instrumental महिषेण
mahiṣéṇa
महिषाभ्याम्
mahiṣā́bhyām
महिषैः / महिषेभिः¹
mahiṣaíḥ / mahiṣébhiḥ¹
Dative महिषाय
mahiṣā́ya
महिषाभ्याम्
mahiṣā́bhyām
महिषेभ्यः
mahiṣébhyaḥ
Ablative महिषात्
mahiṣā́t
महिषाभ्याम्
mahiṣā́bhyām
महिषेभ्यः
mahiṣébhyaḥ
Genitive महिषस्य
mahiṣásya
महिषयोः
mahiṣáyoḥ
महिषाणाम्
mahiṣā́ṇām
Locative महिषे
mahiṣé
महिषयोः
mahiṣáyoḥ
महिषेषु
mahiṣéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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