असि

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See also: अंस, अस, and अस्

Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit असि (asi), from Proto-Indo-European *n̥sis

Noun[edit]

असि (transliteration neededm

  1. sword

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂n̥sis (dagger; knife). Cognate with Avestan 𐬀𐬵𐬏 (ahū), Latin ēnsis, Palaic [script needed] (hasīra, dagger).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐ.s̪í/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈɐ.s̪i/
  • Noun[edit]

    असि (asím

    1. sword, scimitar, knife (used for killing animals)
      Synonyms: खड्ग (khaḍga), कृपाण (kṛpāṇa)

    Declension[edit]

    Masculine i-stem declension of असि
    Nom. sg. असिः (asiḥ)
    Gen. sg. असेः (aseḥ)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative असिः (asiḥ) असी (asī) असयः (asayaḥ)
    Vocative असे (ase) असी (asī) असयः (asayaḥ)
    Accusative असिम् (asim) असी (asī) असीन् (asīn)
    Instrumental असिना (asinā) असिभ्याम् (asibhyām) असिभिः (asibhiḥ)
    Dative असये (asaye) असिभ्याम् (asibhyām) असिभ्यः (asibhyaḥ)
    Ablative असेः (aseḥ) असिभ्याम् (asibhyām) असिभ्यः (asibhyaḥ)
    Genitive असेः (aseḥ) अस्योः (asyoḥ) असीनाम् (asīnām)
    Locative असौ (asau) अस्योः (asyoḥ) असिषु (asiṣu)

    Proper noun[edit]

    असि (Asif

    1. name of a river near Benares

    Descendants[edit]

    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 120
    • Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006) The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World (Oxford Linguistics), New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 245