ईषा

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂iHseh₂ (shaft). Cognates include Ancient Greek οἴαξ (oíaks, handle of rudder, tiller, helm; ), οἰήϊον (oiḗïon, handle of rudder), Hittite 𒄭𒅖𒊭𒀭 (ḫissa-, carriage pole).

Confer also Finnish aisa (shaft; pole), borrowed from Baltic, whence borrowed from Slavic s-stem (compare Slovene ojẹ̑ (thill), genitive ojẹ̑sa).

Noun[edit]

ईषा (īṣā́f

  1. the pole or shafts of a carriage or plough
  2. (in the dual) the double or fork-shaped pole
  3. plank, boar
  4. a particular measure

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0171