शरण

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit शरण ‎(śaraṇa).

NounEdit

शरण ‎(śaraṇf ‎(Urdu spelling شرن)

  1. shelter, refuge
    हम छत के नीचे शरण ली।
    We took shelter under the roof.

ReferencesEdit

  • शरण – Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

SanskritEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

शरण ‎(śaraṇam

  1. one of the arrows of Kamadeva
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

शरण ‎(śaraṇan

  1. falling asunder, bursting, falling in
  2. killing, slaying
  3. what slays or injures
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From verbal root √śṛ ‎(√śṛ) for श्रि ‎(śri).

AdjectiveEdit

शरण ‎(śaraṇá)

  1. protecting, guarding, defending
  2. name of a serpent-demon
  3. name of a poet
  4. name of a king
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

शरण ‎(śaraṇán

  1. shelter, place of shelter or refuge or rest, hut, house, habitation, abode, lair (of an animal), home, asylum
  2. refuge, protection, refuge with
    śaraṇaṃ √gam or √yā or √i etc — to go to any one for protection, seek refuge with (+accusative or genitive; often at the end of a compound)
  3. water
  4. (with इन्द्रस्य ‎(indrasya)) name of a सामन् ‎(sāman)
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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 1056
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