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See also: वन and बिना

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From वि ().

PronunciationEdit

PostpositionEdit

विना (vínā)

  1. without, except [+accusative instrumental ablative]
    त्वां विना न गमिष्यामि।
    tvāṃ vinā na gamiṣyāmi.
    I will not go without you.

Usage notesEdit

The word preceding विना (vinā) is usually inflected in instrumental case. For example, तव विना (without you), मया विना (without me), etc. However, at times depending on the context, that word can be inflected in accusative or ablative case too.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier Williams (1899), “विना”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page 969.
  • विना” in Carl Cappeller, A Sanskrit–English Dictionary: Based upon the St. Petersburg Lexicons, Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, 1891, OCLC 186102264, page (please specify the page number).
  • Mayrhofer, Manfred (1996), “vínā”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan] (in German), volume II, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, page 557