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SanskritEdit

NounEdit

राशि ‎(rāśím, f

  1. a heap, mass, pile, group, multitude, quantity, number (RV.)
    • RV 8.85.8b
      तरिः षष्टिस्त्वा मरुतो वाव्र्धाना उस्रा इव राशयो यज्ञियासः |
      उप तवेमः कर्धि नो भागधेयं शुष्मं त एना हविषा विधेम ||
      triḥ ṣaṣṭistvā maruto vāvṛdhānā usrā iva rāśayo yajñiyāsaḥ |
      upa tvemaḥ kṛdhi no bhāghadheyaṃ śuṣmaṃ ta enā haviṣā vidhema ||
      Thrice-sixty Maruts, waxing strong, were with thee, like piles of beaming light, worthy of worship.
      We come to thee: grant us a happy portion. Let us adore thy might with this oblation.
  2. (arithmetic) a sum or the figure or figures put down for an operation (such as multiplying, dividing) (Col.)
  3. a measure of quantity (= द्रोण(droṇa)) (ŚārṅgS.)
  4. a sign of the zodiac (as being a certain sum or quantity of degrees), one-twelfth part of the ecliptic, an astrological house (MBh., VarBṛS. etc.) (compare IW. 178)
  5. a heap of corn (L.)
  6. name of an एकाह(ekāha) (ŚrS.)

DeclensionEdit

Masculine i-stem declension of राशि
Nom. sg. राशिः(rāśiḥ)
Gen. sg. राशेः(rāśeḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative राशिः(rāśiḥ) राशी(rāśī) राशयः(rāśayaḥ)
Vocative राशे(rāśe) राशी(rāśī) राशयः(rāśayaḥ)
Accusative राशिम्(rāśim) राशी(rāśī) राशीन्(rāśīn)
Instrumental राशिना(rāśinā) राशिभ्याम्(rāśibhyām) राशिभिः(rāśibhiḥ)
Dative राशये(rāśaye) राशिभ्याम्(rāśibhyām) राशिभ्यः(rāśibhyaḥ)
Ablative राशेः(rāśeḥ) राशिभ्याम्(rāśibhyām) राशिभ्यः(rāśibhyaḥ)
Genitive राशेः(rāśeḥ) राश्योः(rāśyoḥ) राशीनाम्(rāśīnām)
Locative राशौ(rāśau) राश्योः(rāśyoḥ) राशिषु(rāśiṣu)
Feminine i-stem declension of राशि
Nom. sg. राशिः(rāśiḥ)
Gen. sg. राश्याः / राशेः(rāśyāḥ / rāśeḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative राशिः(rāśiḥ) राशी(rāśī) राशयः(rāśayaḥ)
Vocative राशे(rāśe) राशी(rāśī) राशयः(rāśayaḥ)
Accusative राशिम्(rāśim) राशी(rāśī) राशीः(rāśīḥ)
Instrumental राश्या(rāśyā) राशिभ्याम्(rāśibhyām) राशिभिः(rāśibhiḥ)
Dative राश्यै / राशये(rāśyai / rāśaye) राशिभ्याम्(rāśibhyām) राशिभ्यः(rāśibhyaḥ)
Ablative राश्याः / राशेः(rāśyāḥ / rāśeḥ) राशिभ्याम्(rāśibhyām) राशिभ्यः(rāśibhyaḥ)
Genitive राश्याः / राशेः(rāśyāḥ / rāśeḥ) राश्योः(rāśyoḥ) राशीनाम्(rāśīnām)
Locative राश्याम् / राशौ(rāśyām / rāśau) राश्योः(rāśyoḥ) राशिषु(rāśiṣu)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0879