विश्व

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit विश्व (víśva).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʋɪʃ.ʋə/

NounEdit

विश्व (viśvam (Urdu spelling وشوه‎)

  1. universe
  2. the world
    Synonyms: दुनिया (duniyā), जग (jag)

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

विश्व (viśva) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling وشوه‎)

  1. universal, whole
    Synonym: वैश्विक (vaiśvik)

Derived termsEdit

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NepaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

विश्व (viśwa)

  1. the universe
  2. the world

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *wíśwas, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wíćwas, from Proto-Indo-European *(h₁)wiḱ-wo-s. Cognate with Avestan 𐬬𐬍𐬯𐬞𐬀(vīspa), Old Persian 𐎻𐎿 (vi-s /visa/), Proto-Slavic *vьśь (all).

Alternative scriptsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

विश्व (víśva)

  1. all, every, every one; whole, entire, universal
  2. all-pervading or all-containing, omnipresent

Usage notesEdit

Declined as a pronoun, like सर्व (sárva); obsolete in late Vedic and Classical Sanskrit.

NounEdit

विश्व (víśvam

  1. name of the number "thirteen"
  2. (philosophy) the intellectual faculty or (accord. to some) the faculty which perceives individuality or the individual underlying the gross body (Vedanta)
  3. name of a class of gods, Vishve, with or scil. devas, "all the gods collectively" or "the All-gods"

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of विश्व (víśva)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative विश्वः
víśvaḥ
विश्वौ
víśvau
विश्वाः / विश्वासः¹
víśvāḥ / víśvāsaḥ¹
Vocative विश्व
víśva
विश्वौ
víśvau
विश्वाः / विश्वासः¹
víśvāḥ / víśvāsaḥ¹
Accusative विश्वम्
víśvam
विश्वौ
víśvau
विश्वान्
víśvān
Instrumental विश्वेन
víśvena
विश्वाभ्याम्
víśvābhyām
विश्वैः / विश्वेभिः¹
víśvaiḥ / víśvebhiḥ¹
Dative विश्वाय
víśvāya
विश्वाभ्याम्
víśvābhyām
विश्वेभ्यः
víśvebhyaḥ
Ablative विश्वात्
víśvāt
विश्वाभ्याम्
víśvābhyām
विश्वेभ्यः
víśvebhyaḥ
Genitive विश्वस्य
víśvasya
विश्वयोः
víśvayoḥ
विश्वानाम्
víśvānām
Locative विश्वे
víśve
विश्वयोः
víśvayoḥ
विश्वेषु
víśveṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

NounEdit

विश्व (víśvaf

  1. the earth
  2. the whole world, universe (Atharvaveda etc.)
  3. dry ginger
  4. myrrh
  5. Piper longum, Indian long pepper
  6. Asparagus racemosus
  7. name of one of the tongues of Agni, MârkP
  8. a particular weight
  9. name of a daughter of Daksha
  10. name of a river (Bhagavata Purana)

DescendantsEdit

  • Telugu: విశ్వము (viśvamu)

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams [1]

Further readingEdit