वसन्त

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Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वसन्त (vasantá)

Noun[edit]

वसन्त (vasantmUrdu spelling وسنت

  1. spring
  2. the vernal season
  3. the deified personification of spring

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wesentós (spring). Cognate with Old Welsh guiannuin. Confer etymologically related words उच्च्हति (ucchati, to shine, grow bright), वसर् (vasar, morning).

Noun[edit]

वसन्त (vasantám

  1. "brilliant (season)", spring, comprising according to some the months चैत्र (caitra) and वैशाख (vaiśākha) or from the middle of March to that of May (compare ऋतु (ṛtu)); often personified and considered as a friend or attendant of Kāmadeva, the god of love (RV. etc.)
  2. a particular metre (4 times ˘ ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ ˘ ) (Col.)
  3. (music) a particular time (L.)
  4. diarrhoea (L.)
  5. name of a man (Rājat.)

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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 0930