मेष

See also: मूष् and मषि

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit मेष (meṣá).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /meːʂ/, [meːʃ]

NounEdit

मेष (meṣm (Urdu spelling میش‎)

  1. ram
    Synonym: भेड़ (bheṛ)
  2. sheep

DeclensionEdit


SanskritEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *mayšás, from Proto-Indo-European *moysós. Cognate with Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬉𐬱𐬀(maēša), Persian میش(meš), Proto-Slavic *mě̑xъ (leather bag, sack).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

मेष (meṣám

  1. ram, sheep
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 1.52.1:
      त्यं सु मेषं महया स्वर्विदं शतं यस्य सुभ्वः साकमीरते।
      अत्यं न वाजं हवनस्यदं रथमेन्द्रं ववृत्यामवसे सुवृक्तिभिः॥
      tyaṃ su meṣaṃ mahayā svarvidaṃ śataṃ yasya subhvaḥ sākamīrate.
      atyaṃ na vājaṃ havanasyadaṃ rathamendraṃ vavṛtyāmavase suvṛktibhiḥ.
      I GLORIFY that Ram who finds the light of heaven, whose hundred nobly-natured ones go forth with him.
      With hymns may I turn hither Indra to mine aid,—the Car which like a strong steed hasteth to the call.
  2. (Vedic) fleece; anything woollen
  3. (astrology) the sign of the zodiac Aries or the first arc of 30 degrees in a circle
  4. (botany) a species of plant
  5. name of a particular demon

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of मेष (meṣá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मेषः
meṣáḥ
मेषौ
meṣaú
मेषाः / मेषासः¹
meṣā́ḥ / meṣā́saḥ¹
Vocative मेष
méṣa
मेषौ
méṣau
मेषाः / मेषासः¹
méṣāḥ / méṣāsaḥ¹
Accusative मेषम्
meṣám
मेषौ
meṣaú
मेषान्
meṣā́n
Instrumental मेषेण
meṣéṇa
मेषाभ्याम्
meṣā́bhyām
मेषैः / मेषेभिः¹
meṣaíḥ / meṣébhiḥ¹
Dative मेषाय
meṣā́ya
मेषाभ्याम्
meṣā́bhyām
मेषेभ्यः
meṣébhyaḥ
Ablative मेषात्
meṣā́t
मेषाभ्याम्
meṣā́bhyām
मेषेभ्यः
meṣébhyaḥ
Genitive मेषस्य
meṣásya
मेषयोः
meṣáyoḥ
मेषाणाम्
meṣā́ṇām
Locative मेषे
meṣé
मेषयोः
meṣáyoḥ
मेषेषु
meṣéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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