विकल्प

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit विकल्प (vikalpa); synchronically analysable as वि- (vi-) +‎ कल्प (kalp).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʋɪ.kəlp/, [ʋɪ.kəl̪p]

NounEdit

विकल्प (vikalpm (Urdu spelling وِکَلپ‎) (formal)

  1. choice, alternative
  2. indecision, irresolution, doubt, hesitation
  3. mistake, error
    Synonyms: ग़लती (ġaltī), त्रुटि (truṭi), भूल (bhūl), चूक (cūk), भ्रांति (bhrānti), भ्रम (bhram)
  4. (rare) god, divine being
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:भगवान
  5. variation, combination, variety, diversity, manifoldness

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit


SanskritEdit

Alternative scriptsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From वि- (vi-) +‎ कॢप् (kḷp, root) +‎ -अ (-a).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

विकल्प (vikalpam

  1. an intermediate kalpa, the interval between two kalpas
  2. choice, alternative, option
  3. variation, combination, variety, diversity, manifoldness
  4. contrivance, art
  5. difference of perception, distinction
  6. indecision, irresolution, doubt, hesitation
  7. admission, statement
  8. false notion, fancy, imagination
  9. calculation
  10. mental occupation, thinking
  11. Synonym of कल्पस्थान (kalpasthāna, the art of preparing drugs)
  12. (rhetoric) antithesis of opposites
  13. (grammar) admission of an option or alternative, the allowing a rule to be observed or not at pleasure
  14. a collateral form
  15. god, divine being
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:ईश

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of विकल्प (vikalpa)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative विकल्पः
vikalpaḥ
विकल्पौ
vikalpau
विकल्पाः / विकल्पासः¹
vikalpāḥ / vikalpāsaḥ¹
Vocative विकल्प
vikalpa
विकल्पौ
vikalpau
विकल्पाः / विकल्पासः¹
vikalpāḥ / vikalpāsaḥ¹
Accusative विकल्पम्
vikalpam
विकल्पौ
vikalpau
विकल्पान्
vikalpān
Instrumental विकल्पेन
vikalpena
विकल्पाभ्याम्
vikalpābhyām
विकल्पैः / विकल्पेभिः¹
vikalpaiḥ / vikalpebhiḥ¹
Dative विकल्पाय
vikalpāya
विकल्पाभ्याम्
vikalpābhyām
विकल्पेभ्यः
vikalpebhyaḥ
Ablative विकल्पात्
vikalpāt
विकल्पाभ्याम्
vikalpābhyām
विकल्पेभ्यः
vikalpebhyaḥ
Genitive विकल्पस्य
vikalpasya
विकल्पयोः
vikalpayoḥ
विकल्पानाम्
vikalpānām
Locative विकल्पे
vikalpe
विकल्पयोः
vikalpayoḥ
विकल्पेषु
vikalpeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

DescendantsEdit

  • → Hindustani: (learned)
    Hindi: विकल्प (vikalp)
    Urdu: وِکَلپ(vikalp)

Further readingEdit