इन्दु

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to the root उन्द् (und, to flow or issue out, spring (as water); to wet, bathe), ultimately root cognate with English water.

Noun[edit]

इन्दु (índum

  1. a drop, especially of Soma (Vedic), a bright drop, a spark (Vedic)
  2. juice, soma
  3. the moon; time of moonlight, night (Vedic); pl. the periodic changes of the moon
  4. camphor
  5. a point, the point on a die (AV 7.109.6), a symbolic expression for the number "one"; designation of the Anusvara
  6. a name of Vāstoṣpati (RV. 7.54.2)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 166