वंश

See also: विश्

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśá). Doublet of बंस (bans) and बाँस (bā̃s).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʋənʃ/, [ʋə̃n̪ʃ]

NounEdit

वंश (vanśm

  1. (literally, rare) bamboo cane
  2. lineage, family
    उच्च वंश काucc vanś kānoble, of high lineage
  3. dynasty, clan, house
    लोदी वंशlodī vanśLodi Dynasty (1451-1526)
  4. (taxonomy) genus
  5. (genetics) group

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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SanskritEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *wanśás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wanćás (ceiling beam). Cognate with Wakhi was (ceiling beam), Shughni вис (vis, main roof-beam).

NounEdit

वंश (vaṃśám

  1. bamboo cane, cane
  2. the upper timber or beam of a house, roofing beam, roofing lath or rafter
  3. reed pipe, flute (Kāv., Rājat.)
  4. joist, joint (VarBṛS.)
  5. spine (VarBṛS., BhP.)
  6. hollow bone (BhP.)
  7. the curve of a curved sword such as a scimitar or sabre (VarBṛS.)
  8. a measure of length (10 हस्त (hasta)) (Līl.)
  9. (music) musical note (Śiś.)
  10. pride, hubris (Vās.)
DeclensionEdit
Masculine a-stem declension of वंश (vaṃśá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative वंशः
vaṃśáḥ
वंशौ
vaṃśaú
वंशाः / वंशासः¹
vaṃśā́ḥ / vaṃśā́saḥ¹
Vocative वंश
váṃśa
वंशौ
váṃśau
वंशाः / वंशासः¹
váṃśāḥ / váṃśāsaḥ¹
Accusative वंशम्
vaṃśám
वंशौ
vaṃśaú
वंशान्
vaṃśā́n
Instrumental वंशेन
vaṃśéna
वंशाभ्याम्
vaṃśā́bhyām
वंशैः / वंशेभिः¹
vaṃśaíḥ / vaṃśébhiḥ¹
Dative वंशाय
vaṃśā́ya
वंशाभ्याम्
vaṃśā́bhyām
वंशेभ्यः
vaṃśébhyaḥ
Ablative वंशात्
vaṃśā́t
वंशाभ्याम्
vaṃśā́bhyām
वंशेभ्यः
vaṃśébhyaḥ
Genitive वंशस्य
vaṃśásya
वंशयोः
vaṃśáyoḥ
वंशानाम्
vaṃśā́nām
Locative वंशे
vaṃśé
वंशयोः
vaṃśáyoḥ
वंशेषु
vaṃśéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the succession of joints observed in a bamboo.

NounEdit

वंश (vaṃśám

  1. race, lineage, clan, stock, pedigree, of genealogical descent or otherwise (ŚBr.)
  2. offspring, son (BhP.)
  3. collection, multitude (MBh., Kāv., etc.)
DeclensionEdit
Masculine a-stem declension of वंश (vaṃśá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative वंशः
vaṃśáḥ
वंशौ
vaṃśaú
वंशाः / वंशासः¹
vaṃśā́ḥ / vaṃśā́saḥ¹
Vocative वंश
váṃśa
वंशौ
váṃśau
वंशाः / वंशासः¹
váṃśāḥ / váṃśāsaḥ¹
Accusative वंशम्
vaṃśám
वंशौ
vaṃśaú
वंशान्
vaṃśā́n
Instrumental वंशेन
vaṃśéna
वंशाभ्याम्
vaṃśā́bhyām
वंशैः / वंशेभिः¹
vaṃśaíḥ / vaṃśébhiḥ¹
Dative वंशाय
vaṃśā́ya
वंशाभ्याम्
vaṃśā́bhyām
वंशेभ्यः
vaṃśébhyaḥ
Ablative वंशात्
vaṃśā́t
वंशाभ्याम्
vaṃśā́bhyām
वंशेभ्यः
vaṃśébhyaḥ
Genitive वंशस्य
vaṃśásya
वंशयोः
vaṃśáyoḥ
वंशानाम्
vaṃśā́nām
Locative वंशे
vaṃśé
वंशयोः
vaṃśáyoḥ
वंशेषु
vaṃśéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
Derived termsEdit
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