वर्ष

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Hindi[edit]

Noun[edit]

वर्ष (varṣa?

  1. year

Marathi[edit]

Noun[edit]

वर्ष (varṣa?

  1. year

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root वर्षति (vṛṣ, to rain).

Adjective[edit]

वर्ष (varṣá)

  1. raining
    कामवर्ष (kāma-varṣa) — raining according to one's wish

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

वर्ष (varṣán, m

  1. rain, raining, a shower (either "of rain", or figuratively "of flowers, arrows, dust etc."; also applied to seminal effusion)
  2. (in the plural) the rains
  3. cloud
  4. year (commonly applied to age)
    ā varṣātfor a whole year
    वर्षात् (varṣāt) — after a year
    वर्षेण (varṣeṇa) — within a year
    वर्षे (varṣe) — every year
  5. day (?)
  6. A division of the earth as separated off by certain mountain ranges (9 such divisions are enumerated, namely कुरु (kuru), हिरण्मय (hiraṇmaya), रम्यक (ramyaka), इलावृत (ilā*vṛta), हरि (hari); केतुमाला (ketu-mālā), भद्राश्व (bhadrāśva), किंनर (kiṃnara), and भारत (bhārata); sometimes the number given is 7)
  7. India (= भारतवर्ष (bhāratavarṣa) and जम्बुद्वीप (jambu-dvīpa))
  8. name of a grammarian

Declension[edit]

Descendants[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 0926