वसन्त

HindiEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वसन्त ‎(vasantá)

NounEdit

वसन्त ‎(vasantm ‎(Urdu spelling وسنت)

  1. spring
  2. the vernal season
  3. the deified personification of spring

ReferencesEdit

  • John T. Platts, “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”[1], retrieved 07-31-2012

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wesentós ‎(spring). Cognate with Old Welsh guiannuin ‎(in spring). Confer etymologically related words उच्च्हति ‎(ucchati, to shine, grow bright), वसर् ‎(vasar, morning).

NounEdit

वसन्त ‎(vasantám

  1. "brilliant (season)", spring, comprising according to some the months चैत्र ‎(caitra) and वैशाख ‎(vaiśākha) or from the middle of March to that of May (compare ऋतु ‎(ṛtu)); often personified and considered as a friend or attendant of Kāmadeva, the god of love (RV. etc.)
  2. a particular metre (4 times ˘ ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ ˘ ) (Col.)
  3. (music) a particular time (L.)
  4. diarrhoea (L.)
  5. name of a man (Rājat.)

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DescendantsEdit

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 0930
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