अहि

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Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit अहि (ahi), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ógʷʰis, *h₃égʷʰis (snake)

Noun[edit]

अहि (transliteration neededm

  1. snake

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

अहि m

  1. snake, serpent

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Háźʰiṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háǰʰiš, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ógʷʰis (snake). Cognates include Ancient Greek ὄφις (óphis), Avestan 𐬀𐬲𐬌 (aži), Old Armenian իժ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐ́.ɦi/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈɐ.ɦi/
  • Noun[edit]

    अहि (áhim

    1. snake
      Synonyms: सर्प (sarpa), भुजङ्ग (bhujaṅga)
    2. the serpent of the sky, the demon Vritra
    3. cloud
    4. water
    5. (arithmetic) the number eight

    Declension[edit]

    Masculine i-stem declension of अहि (áhi)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative अहिः
    áhiḥ
    अही
    áhī
    अहयः
    áhayaḥ
    Vocative अहे
    áhe
    अही
    áhī
    अहयः
    áhayaḥ
    Accusative अहिम्
    áhim
    अही
    áhī
    अहीन्
    áhīn
    Instrumental अहिना / अह्या¹
    áhinā / áhyā¹
    अहिभ्याम्
    áhibhyām
    अहिभिः
    áhibhiḥ
    Dative अहये / अह्ये²
    áhaye / áhye²
    अहिभ्याम्
    áhibhyām
    अहिभ्यः
    áhibhyaḥ
    Ablative अहेः / अह्यः²
    áheḥ / áhyaḥ²
    अहिभ्याम्
    áhibhyām
    अहिभ्यः
    áhibhyaḥ
    Genitive अहेः / अह्यः²
    áheḥ / áhyaḥ²
    अह्योः
    áhyoḥ
    अहीनाम्
    áhīnām
    Locative अहौ
    áhau
    अह्योः
    áhyoḥ
    अहिषु
    áhiṣu
    Notes
    • ¹Vedic
    • ²Less common

    Descendants[edit]