शरण

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit शरण (śaraṇa).

Noun[edit]

शरण (śaraṇfUrdu spelling شرن

  1. shelter, refuge
    हम छत के नीचे शरण ली।
    We took shelter under the roof.

References[edit]

  • शरण in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

शरण (śaraṇam

  1. one of the arrows of Kamadeva
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

शरण (śaraṇan

  1. falling asunder, bursting, falling in
  2. killing, slaying
  3. what slays or injures
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From verbal root √śṛ (√śṛ) for श्रि (śri).

Adjective[edit]

शरण (śaraṇá)

  1. protecting, guarding, defending
  2. name of a serpent-demon
  3. name of a poet
  4. name of a king
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

शरण (śaraṇán

  1. shelter, place of shelter or refuge or rest, hut, house, habitation, abode, lair (of an animal), home, asylum
  2. refuge, protection, refuge with
    śaraṇaṃ √gam or √yā or √i etc — to go to any one for protection, seek refuge with (+accusative or genitive; often at the end of a compound)
  3. water
  4. (with इन्द्रस्य (indrasya)) name of a सामन् (sāman)
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 1056