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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá).

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NounEdit

सिंह (sĩṅhm (Urdu spelling سنہ‎)

  1. lion
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Leo
  3. (astrology) A Leo

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SanskritEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *sinźʰás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sinȷ́ʰás, from dialectal Proto-Indo-European *sinǵʰo-, ultimately a borrowing from a Central Asian substrate language. Cognate with Old Armenian ինձ (inj).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

सिंह (siṃhám

  1. the lion
  2. (astrology) the zodiacal sign Leo or its lagna
  3. hero, eminent person
  4. a particular form of temple
  5. a particular place prepared for the building of a house
  6. a Moringa with red flowers
  7. (music) a kind of tune
  8. the symbol or emblem of the 24th arhat of the present avasarpini

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of सिंह
Nom. sg. सिंहः (siṃhaḥ)
Gen. sg. सिंहस्य (siṃhasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative सिंहः (siṃhaḥ) सिंहौ (siṃhau) सिंहाः (siṃhāḥ)
Vocative सिंह (siṃha) सिंहौ (siṃhau) सिंहाः (siṃhāḥ)
Accusative सिंहम् (siṃham) सिंहौ (siṃhau) सिंहान् (siṃhān)
Instrumental सिंहेन (siṃhena) सिंहाभ्याम् (siṃhābhyām) सिंहैः (siṃhaiḥ)
Dative सिंहाय (siṃhāya) सिंहाभ्याम् (siṃhābhyām) सिंहेभ्यः (siṃhebhyaḥ)
Ablative सिंहात् (siṃhāt) सिंहाभ्याम् (siṃhābhyām) सिंहेभ्यः (siṃhebhyaḥ)
Genitive सिंहस्य (siṃhasya) सिंहयोः (siṃhayoḥ) सिंहानाम् (siṃhānām)
Locative सिंहे (siṃhe) सिंहयोः (siṃhayoḥ) सिंहेषु (siṃheṣu)

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Proper nounEdit

सिंह (siṃhám

  1. name of a son of Krishna
  2. name of a king of the Vidyadharas
  3. name of a king (the father of साहिदेव (sāhi-deva))
  4. name of the Venkata mountain
  5. (with आचार्य (ācārya)) name of an astronomer
  6. name of various other persons
  7. a particular mythical bird

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