सर्म

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

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Morpholgically derived from the √sṛ (to flow, run, speed). Commonly held to be comparable to Ancient Greek ὁρμή (hormē), as if from Proto-Indo-European *sórmos, o-grade derivative of *ser- (to flow, stream).

Noun[edit]

सर्म (sármam

  1. going, running, flowing
    • RV 1.80.5d
      इन्द्रो वर्त्रस्य दोधतः सानुं वज्रेण हीळितः |
      अभिक्रम्याव जिघ्नते.अपः सर्माय चोदयन्न् अनु स्वराज्यम् ||
      indro vṛtrasya dodhataḥ sānuṃ vajreṇa hīḷitaḥ |
      abhikramyāva jighnate.apaḥ sarmāya codayannarcann ánu svarâjyam ||
      The wrathful Indra with his bolt of thunder rushing on the foe,
      Smote fierce on trembling Vṛtra's back, and loosed the waters free to run, lauding his own imperial sway.

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 1183