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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit शिखर (śikhara).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

शिखर (śikharm

  1. pinnacle, apex
    वह अपने व्यवसाय के शिखर तक नहीं पहुँच पाया।
    vah apne vyavsāy ke śikhar tak nahī̃ pahũc pāyā.
    He was unable to reach the pinnacle of his career.
  2. peak, summit (of a mountain)
    Synonym: चोटी (coṭī)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of शिखर
Singular Plural
Direct शिखर (śikhar) शिखर (śikhar)
Oblique शिखर (śikhar) शिखरों (śikhrõ)
Vocative शिखर (śikhar) शिखरो (śikhro)

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

शिखर (śikharm

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Shikhar

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “शिखर”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “शिखर”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

SanskritEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

शिखर (śikhara?

  1. peak, top, summit

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of शिखर (śikhara)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative शिखरः
śikharaḥ
शिखरौ
śikharau
शिखराः / शिखरासः¹
śikharāḥ / śikharāsaḥ¹
Vocative शिखर
śikhara
शिखरौ
śikharau
शिखराः / शिखरासः¹
śikharāḥ / śikharāsaḥ¹
Accusative शिखरम्
śikharam
शिखरौ
śikharau
शिखरान्
śikharān
Instrumental शिखरेण
śikhareṇa
शिखराभ्याम्
śikharābhyām
शिखरैः / शिखरेभिः¹
śikharaiḥ / śikharebhiḥ¹
Dative शिखराय
śikharāya
शिखराभ्याम्
śikharābhyām
शिखरेभ्यः
śikharebhyaḥ
Ablative शिखरात्
śikharāt
शिखराभ्याम्
śikharābhyām
शिखरेभ्यः
śikharebhyaḥ
Genitive शिखरस्य
śikharasya
शिखरयोः
śikharayoḥ
शिखराणाम्
śikharāṇām
Locative शिखरे
śikhare
शिखरयोः
śikharayoḥ
शिखरेषु
śikhareṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • शिखर” in Carl Cappeller, A Sanskrit–English Dictionary: Based upon the St. Petersburg Lexicons, Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, 1891, →OCLC, page 546, column 1.