स्नेह

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sanskrit स्नेह (sneha).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /sneːɦ/, [s̪n̪eːɦ]

NounEdit

स्नेह (snehm

  1. affection

DeclensionEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

स्नेह ?

  1. Devanagari script form of sneha

SanskritEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root स्निह् (snih), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *snáyźʰas, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *snáyǰʰas, from Proto-Indo-European *snóygʷʰos (snow). Cognate with English snow.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

स्नेह (snéham or n

  1. oiliness, unctuousness, fattiness, greasiness, lubricity, viscidity (also as one of the 24 gunas of the vaisheshika branch of the Nyaya philosophy)
  2. oil, grease, fat, any oleaginous substance, an unguent
  3. smoothness, glossiness
  4. blandness, tenderness, love, attachment to, fondness or affection for (locative, genitive, or compound), friendship with (saha)
  5. moisture
  6. a fluid of the body
  7. (in the plural) name of the Vaishyas in Kushadvipa

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of स्नेह (snéha)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative स्नेहः
snéhaḥ
स्नेहौ
snéhau
स्नेहाः / स्नेहासः¹
snéhāḥ / snéhāsaḥ¹
Vocative स्नेह
snéha
स्नेहौ
snéhau
स्नेहाः / स्नेहासः¹
snéhāḥ / snéhāsaḥ¹
Accusative स्नेहम्
snéham
स्नेहौ
snéhau
स्नेहान्
snéhān
Instrumental स्नेहेन
snéhena
स्नेहाभ्याम्
snéhābhyām
स्नेहैः / स्नेहेभिः¹
snéhaiḥ / snéhebhiḥ¹
Dative स्नेहाय
snéhāya
स्नेहाभ्याम्
snéhābhyām
स्नेहेभ्यः
snéhebhyaḥ
Ablative स्नेहात्
snéhāt
स्नेहाभ्याम्
snéhābhyām
स्नेहेभ्यः
snéhebhyaḥ
Genitive स्नेहस्य
snéhasya
स्नेहयोः
snéhayoḥ
स्नेहानाम्
snéhānām
Locative स्नेहे
snéhe
स्नेहयोः
snéhayoḥ
स्नेहेषु
snéheṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
Neuter a-stem declension of स्नेह (snéha)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative स्नेहम्
snéham
स्नेहे
snéhe
स्नेहानि / स्नेहा¹
snéhāni / snéhā¹
Vocative स्नेह
snéha
स्नेहे
snéhe
स्नेहानि / स्नेहा¹
snéhāni / snéhā¹
Accusative स्नेहम्
snéham
स्नेहे
snéhe
स्नेहानि / स्नेहा¹
snéhāni / snéhā¹
Instrumental स्नेहेन
snéhena
स्नेहाभ्याम्
snéhābhyām
स्नेहैः / स्नेहेभिः¹
snéhaiḥ / snéhebhiḥ¹
Dative स्नेहाय
snéhāya
स्नेहाभ्याम्
snéhābhyām
स्नेहेभ्यः
snéhebhyaḥ
Ablative स्नेहात्
snéhāt
स्नेहाभ्याम्
snéhābhyām
स्नेहेभ्यः
snéhebhyaḥ
Genitive स्नेहस्य
snéhasya
स्नेहयोः
snéhayoḥ
स्नेहानाम्
snéhānām
Locative स्नेहे
snéhe
स्नेहयोः
snéhayoḥ
स्नेहेषु
snéheṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

DescendantsEdit

  • Telugu: స్నేహము (snēhamu)
  • Thai: เสน่ห์ (sà-nèe)

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