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EtymologyEdit

वाङ् (vāṅ) +‎ मय (maya).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʋɑːŋ.mɐ́.jɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈʋɑːŋ.mɐ.jɐ/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    वाङ्मय (vāṅmáya)

    1. eloquent, rhetorical

    NounEdit

    वाङ्मय (vāṅmáyam, n

    1. speech, eloquence, rhetoric
    2. literature

    DeclensionEdit

    Masculine a-stem declension of वाङ्मय (vāṅmaya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative वाङ्मयः
    vāṅmayaḥ
    वाङ्मयौ
    vāṅmayau
    वाङ्मयाः / वाङ्मयासः¹
    vāṅmayāḥ / vāṅmayāsaḥ¹
    Vocative वाङ्मय
    vāṅmaya
    वाङ्मयौ
    vāṅmayau
    वाङ्मयाः / वाङ्मयासः¹
    vāṅmayāḥ / vāṅmayāsaḥ¹
    Accusative वाङ्मयम्
    vāṅmayam
    वाङ्मयौ
    vāṅmayau
    वाङ्मयान्
    vāṅmayān
    Instrumental वाङ्मयेन
    vāṅmayena
    वाङ्मयाभ्याम्
    vāṅmayābhyām
    वाङ्मयैः / वाङ्मयेभिः¹
    vāṅmayaiḥ / vāṅmayebhiḥ¹
    Dative वाङ्मयाय
    vāṅmayāya
    वाङ्मयाभ्याम्
    vāṅmayābhyām
    वाङ्मयेभ्यः
    vāṅmayebhyaḥ
    Ablative वाङ्मयात्
    vāṅmayāt
    वाङ्मयाभ्याम्
    vāṅmayābhyām
    वाङ्मयेभ्यः
    vāṅmayebhyaḥ
    Genitive वाङ्मयस्य
    vāṅmayasya
    वाङ्मययोः
    vāṅmayayoḥ
    वाङ्मयानाम्
    vāṅmayānām
    Locative वाङ्मये
    vāṅmaye
    वाङ्मययोः
    vāṅmayayoḥ
    वाङ्मयेषु
    vāṅmayeṣu
    Notes
    • ¹Vedic
    Neuter a-stem declension of वाङ्मय (vāṅmaya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative वाङ्मयम्
    vāṅmayam
    वाङ्मये
    vāṅmaye
    वाङ्मयानि / वाङ्मया¹
    vāṅmayāni / vāṅmayā¹
    Vocative वाङ्मय
    vāṅmaya
    वाङ्मये
    vāṅmaye
    वाङ्मयानि / वाङ्मया¹
    vāṅmayāni / vāṅmayā¹
    Accusative वाङ्मयम्
    vāṅmayam
    वाङ्मये
    vāṅmaye
    वाङ्मयानि / वाङ्मया¹
    vāṅmayāni / vāṅmayā¹
    Instrumental वाङ्मयेन
    vāṅmayena
    वाङ्मयाभ्याम्
    vāṅmayābhyām
    वाङ्मयैः / वाङ्मयेभिः¹
    vāṅmayaiḥ / vāṅmayebhiḥ¹
    Dative वाङ्मयाय
    vāṅmayāya
    वाङ्मयाभ्याम्
    vāṅmayābhyām
    वाङ्मयेभ्यः
    vāṅmayebhyaḥ
    Ablative वाङ्मयात्
    vāṅmayāt
    वाङ्मयाभ्याम्
    vāṅmayābhyām
    वाङ्मयेभ्यः
    vāṅmayebhyaḥ
    Genitive वाङ्मयस्य
    vāṅmayasya
    वाङ्मययोः
    vāṅmayayoḥ
    वाङ्मयानाम्
    vāṅmayānām
    Locative वाङ्मये
    vāṅmaye
    वाङ्मययोः
    vāṅmayayoḥ
    वाङ्मयेषु
    vāṅmayeṣu
    Notes
    • ¹Vedic

    ReferencesEdit

    • वाङ्म॑य” in Carl Cappeller, A Sanskrit–English Dictionary: Based upon the St. Petersburg Lexicons, Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, 1891, OCLC 186102264, page 482, column 2.
    • 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 937/2