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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 (accessed 07-31-2012), “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *wasantás, from Proto-Indo-European *wesn̥-tó-s, from *wósr̥ (spring). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἔαρ (éar), Latin vēr, Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬢𐬵𐬀𐬭 (vaŋhar), Persian بهار (bahār), Old Norse vár, Russian весна́ (vesná).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʋɐ.s̪ɐn̪.t̪ɐ́/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ʋɐˈs̪ɐn̪.t̪ɐ/
  • NounEdit

    वसन्त (vasantám

    1. "brilliant (season)"; the spring
    2. a particular metre (4 times ˘ ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ ˘ ) (Col.)
    3. name of a man (Rājat.)

    DeclensionEdit

    Masculine a-stem declension of वसन्त (vasantá)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative वसन्तः
    vasantáḥ
    वसन्तौ
    vasantaú
    वसन्ताः / वसन्तासः¹
    vasantā́ḥ / vasantā́saḥ¹
    Vocative वसन्त
    vásanta
    वसन्तौ
    vásantau
    वसन्ताः / वसन्तासः¹
    vásantāḥ / vásantāsaḥ¹
    Accusative वसन्तम्
    vasantám
    वसन्तौ
    vasantaú
    वसन्तान्
    vasantā́n
    Instrumental वसन्तेन
    vasanténa
    वसन्ताभ्याम्
    vasantā́bhyām
    वसन्तैः / वसन्तेभिः¹
    vasantaíḥ / vasantébhiḥ¹
    Dative वसन्ताय
    vasantā́ya
    वसन्ताभ्याम्
    vasantā́bhyām
    वसन्तेभ्यः
    vasantébhyaḥ
    Ablative वसन्तात्
    vasantā́t
    वसन्ताभ्याम्
    vasantā́bhyām
    वसन्तेभ्यः
    vasantébhyaḥ
    Genitive वसन्तस्य
    vasantásya
    वसन्तयोः
    vasantáyoḥ
    वसन्तानाम्
    vasantā́nām
    Locative वसन्ते
    vasanté
    वसन्तयोः
    vasantáyoḥ
    वसन्तेषु
    vasantéṣu
    Notes
    • ¹Vedic

    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