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अपभ्रंश (apa-bhraṃśám

  1. falling down, a fall
  2. (grammar, linguistics) corrupted form of a word, corruption
  3. (grammar, linguistics) ungrammatical language
  4. (grammar, linguistics) the most corrupt of the Prakrit dialects


Masculine a-stem declension of अपभ्रंश
Nom. sg. अपभ्रंशः (apabhraṃśaḥ)
Gen. sg. अपभ्रंशस्य (apabhraṃśasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative अपभ्रंशः (apabhraṃśaḥ) अपभ्रंशौ (apabhraṃśau) अपभ्रंशाः (apabhraṃśāḥ)
Vocative अपभ्रंश (apabhraṃśa) अपभ्रंशौ (apabhraṃśau) अपभ्रंशाः (apabhraṃśāḥ)
Accusative अपभ्रंशम् (apabhraṃśam) अपभ्रंशौ (apabhraṃśau) अपभ्रंशान् (apabhraṃśān)
Instrumental अपभ्रंशेन (apabhraṃśena) अपभ्रंशाभ्याम् (apabhraṃśābhyām) अपभ्रंशैः (apabhraṃśaiḥ)
Dative अपभ्रंशाय (apabhraṃśāya) अपभ्रंशाभ्याम् (apabhraṃśābhyām) अपभ्रंशेभ्यः (apabhraṃśebhyaḥ)
Ablative अपभ्रंशात् (apabhraṃśāt) अपभ्रंशाभ्याम् (apabhraṃśābhyām) अपभ्रंशेभ्यः (apabhraṃśebhyaḥ)
Genitive अपभ्रंशस्य (apabhraṃśasya) अपभ्रंशयोः (apabhraṃśayoḥ) अपभ्रंशानाम् (apabhraṃśānām)
Locative अपभ्रंशे (apabhraṃśe) अपभ्रंशयोः (apabhraṃśayoḥ) अपभ्रंशेषु (apabhraṃśeṣu)


  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0050