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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *yéwos (barley, cereal). Cognate with Ancient Greek ζειά (zeiá), Avestan 𐬫𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀 (yauua), Old Irish eórna (Irish eorna (barley)), Lithuanian javaĩ, Persian جو.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /jɐ́.ʋɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈjɐ.ʋɐ/
  • NounEdit

    यव (yávam

    1. barley
    2. grain, cereal
    3. name for island of Java, whence came the English "Java"
    4. a unit of measurement of weight or length

    DeclensionEdit

    Masculine a-stem declension of यव
    Nom. sg. यवः (yavaḥ)
    Gen. sg. यवस्य (yavasya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative यवः (yavaḥ) यवौ (yavau) यवाः (yavāḥ)
    Vocative यव (yava) यवौ (yavau) यवाः (yavāḥ)
    Accusative यवम् (yavam) यवौ (yavau) यवान् (yavān)
    Instrumental यवेन (yavena) यवाभ्याम् (yavābhyām) यवैः (yavaiḥ)
    Dative यवाय (yavāya) यवाभ्याम् (yavābhyām) यवेभ्यः (yavebhyaḥ)
    Ablative यवात् (yavāt) यवाभ्याम् (yavābhyām) यवेभ्यः (yavebhyaḥ)
    Genitive यवस्य (yavasya) यवयोः (yavayoḥ) यवानाम् (yavānām)
    Locative यवे (yave) यवयोः (yavayoḥ) यवेषु (yaveṣu)

    Derived termsEdit