अङ्क

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

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hankás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hánkas, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ónkos, from *h₂enk- (curve, bend). Cognate with Ancient Greek ὄγκος (ónkos), Latin uncus, Old East Slavic паукъ (paukŭ).

Noun[edit]

अङ्क (aṅkám

  1. hook
    • RV 1.162.13d
      यन नीक्षणं मांस्पचन्या उखाया या पात्राणि यूष्णासेचनानि |
      ऊष्मण्यापिधाना चरूणामङकाः सूनाःपरि भूषन्त्यश्वम ||
      yan nīkṣaṇaṃ māṃspacanyā ukhāyā yā pātrāṇi yūṣṇaāsecanāni |
      ūṣmaṇyāpidhānā carūṇāmaṅkāḥ sūnāḥpari bhūṣantyaśvam ||
      The trial-fork of the flesh-cooking caldron, the vessels out of which the broth is sprinkled,
      The warming-pots, the covers of the dishes, hooks, carving-boards,—all these attend the Charger.
  2. (in the dual) part of a chariot
  3. curve
  4. the curve in the human, especially the female, figure above the hip (where infants sitting, astride are carried by mothers hence often = 'breast' or 'lap')
  5. side, flank
  6. body
  7. proximity, place
  8. the bend in the arm
  9. any hook or crooked instrument
  10. curved line
  11. a numerical figure, cipher, a figure or mark branded on an animal etc.
  12. any mark, line, stroke, ornament, stigma
  13. a number
  14. the numbers one and nine
  15. coefficient
  16. act of a drama
  17. drama
  18. military show, sham-fight
  19. misdeed, sin

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of अङ्क (aṅká)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative अङ्कः
aṅkáḥ
अङ्कौ
aṅkaú
अङ्काः / अङ्कासः¹
aṅkā́ḥ / aṅkā́saḥ¹
Vocative अङ्क
áṅka
अङ्कौ
áṅkau
अङ्काः / अङ्कासः¹
áṅkāḥ / áṅkāsaḥ¹
Accusative अङ्कम्
aṅkám
अङ्कौ
aṅkaú
अङ्कान्
aṅkā́n
Instrumental अङ्केन
aṅkéna
अङ्काभ्याम्
aṅkā́bhyām
अङ्कैः / अङ्केभिः¹
aṅkaíḥ / aṅkébhiḥ¹
Dative अङ्काय
aṅkā́ya
अङ्काभ्याम्
aṅkā́bhyām
अङ्केभ्यः
aṅkébhyaḥ
Ablative अङ्कात्
aṅkā́t
अङ्काभ्याम्
aṅkā́bhyām
अङ्केभ्यः
aṅkébhyaḥ
Genitive अङ्कस्य
aṅkásya
अङ्कयोः
aṅkáyoḥ
अङ्कानाम्
aṅkā́nām
Locative अङ्के
aṅké
अङ्कयोः
aṅkáyoḥ
अङ्केषु
aṅkéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

References[edit]