स्कन्ध

SanskritEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from the root स्कन्द् (skand) (in the sense of “rising”), in which case from Proto-Indo-Aryan *skandʰás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *skandʰás, ultimately derived from Proto-Indo-European *skendʰ- (to jump). Cognate to Latin scandō (I climb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

स्कन्ध (skandhám

  1. shoulder, torso
  2. tree trunk
  3. large branch or bough
  4. multitude, quantity, aggregate
  5. part, division (especially of a military array)
  6. chapter, section (of a book)
  7. tract, path (especially of the winds)
  8. (philosophy) the five objects of sense
  9. (Buddhism) Any of the five attributes that constitute the sentient being; aggregate, skandha
  10. body
  11. king, prince
  12. sage, teacher
  13. war, battle
  14. Any article used at a coronation of a king.

InflectionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of स्कन्ध (skandhá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative स्कन्धः
skandháḥ
स्कन्धौ
skandhaú
स्कन्धाः / स्कन्धासः¹
skandhā́ḥ / skandhā́saḥ¹
Vocative स्कन्ध
skándha
स्कन्धौ
skándhau
स्कन्धाः / स्कन्धासः¹
skándhāḥ / skándhāsaḥ¹
Accusative स्कन्धम्
skandhám
स्कन्धौ
skandhaú
स्कन्धान्
skandhā́n
Instrumental स्कन्धेन
skandhéna
स्कन्धाभ्याम्
skandhā́bhyām
स्कन्धैः / स्कन्धेभिः¹
skandhaíḥ / skandhébhiḥ¹
Dative स्कन्धाय
skandhā́ya
स्कन्धाभ्याम्
skandhā́bhyām
स्कन्धेभ्यः
skandhébhyaḥ
Ablative स्कन्धात्
skandhā́t
स्कन्धाभ्याम्
skandhā́bhyām
स्कन्धेभ्यः
skandhébhyaḥ
Genitive स्कन्धस्य
skandhásya
स्कन्धयोः
skandháyoḥ
स्कन्धानाम्
skandhā́nām
Locative स्कन्धे
skandhé
स्कन्धयोः
skandháyoḥ
स्कन्धेषु
skandhéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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