अश्वमेध

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit अश्वमेध (aśvamedha).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əʃ.ʋə.meːd̪ʱ/

Noun[edit]

अश्वमेध (aśvamedhm

  1. (Hinduism) horse sacrifice, the Ashvamedha ritual

Declension[edit]

Declension of अश्वमेध
Singular Plural
Direct अश्वमेध (aśvamedh) अश्वमेध (aśvamedh)
Oblique अश्वमेध (aśvamedh) अश्वमेधों (aśvamedhõ)
Vocative अश्वमेध (aśvamedh) अश्वमेधो (aśvamedho)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An oxytonic tatpurusa compound of अश्व (áśva, horse) and मेध (médha, animal sacrifice).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐɕ.ʋɐ.mɐj.d̪ʱɐ́/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ɐɕ.ʋɐˈmeː.d̪ʱɐ/
  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐ́ɕ.ʋɐ.mɐj.d̪ʱɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ɐɕ.ʋɐˈmeː.d̪ʱɐ/
  • Noun[edit]

    अश्वमेध (aśvamedhám

    1. (Hinduism) horse sacrifice, the Ashvamedha ritual

    Derived terms[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Proper noun[edit]

    अश्वमेध (áśvamedham

    1. name of a descendant of Bharata

    References[edit]

    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 {{{1}}}