शयन

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit शयन (śáyana).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʃə.jən/, [ʃə.jə̃n̪]

NounEdit

शयन (śayanm

  1. sleep, sleeping
  2. bed
    Synonyms: पर्यंक (paryaṅk), पलंग (palaṅg), बिस्तर (bistar), शय्या (śayyā)

DeclensionEdit


SanskritEdit

Alternative scriptsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From शी (śī, to sleep, lie down for sexual intercourse, root) +‎ -अन (-ana).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

शयन (śáyanan

  1. the act of lying down or sleeping, rest, repose, sleep
  2. a bed, couch, sleeping-place
  3. copulation, sexual intercourse
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:रति
  4. name of a Sāman

DeclensionEdit

Neuter a-stem declension of शयन (śáyana)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative शयनम्
śáyanam
शयने
śáyane
शयनानि / शयना¹
śáyanāni / śáyanā¹
Vocative शयन
śáyana
शयने
śáyane
शयनानि / शयना¹
śáyanāni / śáyanā¹
Accusative शयनम्
śáyanam
शयने
śáyane
शयनानि / शयना¹
śáyanāni / śáyanā¹
Instrumental शयनेन
śáyanena
शयनाभ्याम्
śáyanābhyām
शयनैः / शयनेभिः¹
śáyanaiḥ / śáyanebhiḥ¹
Dative शयनाय
śáyanāya
शयनाभ्याम्
śáyanābhyām
शयनेभ्यः
śáyanebhyaḥ
Ablative शयनात्
śáyanāt
शयनाभ्याम्
śáyanābhyām
शयनेभ्यः
śáyanebhyaḥ
Genitive शयनस्य
śáyanasya
शयनयोः
śáyanayoḥ
शयनानाम्
śáyanānām
Locative शयने
śáyane
शयनयोः
śáyanayoḥ
शयनेषु
śáyaneṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

DescendantsEdit

  • Pali: sayana
  • Maharastri Prakrit: 𑀲𑀬𑀡 (sayaṇa)
  • Hindi: शयन (śayan) (learned)
  • Thai: ศยนะ (mattress, bedroom)

Further readingEdit