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आख्यान ‎(ākhyānan

  1. communication (Pāṇ., Kap., Kathās., etc.)
  2. narration, story (ŚBr., Nir., Pāṇ., etc.)
  3. (drama) telling of events which happened off-stage (Sāh.)


Neuter a-stem declension of आख्यान
Nom. sg. आख्यानम् ‎(ākhyānam)
Gen. sg. आख्यानस्य ‎(ākhyānasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आख्यानम् ‎(ākhyānam) आख्याने ‎(ākhyāne) आख्यानानि ‎(ākhyānāni)
Vocative आख्यान ‎(ākhyāna) आख्याने ‎(ākhyāne) आख्यानानि ‎(ākhyānāni)
Accusative आख्यानम् ‎(ākhyānam) आख्याने ‎(ākhyāne) आख्यानानि ‎(ākhyānāni)
Instrumental आख्यानेन ‎(ākhyānena) आख्यानाभ्याम् ‎(ākhyānābhyām) आख्यानैः ‎(ākhyānaiḥ)
Dative आख्याना ‎(ākhyānā) आख्यानाभ्याम् ‎(ākhyānābhyām) आख्यानेभ्यः ‎(ākhyānebhyaḥ)
Ablative आख्यानात् ‎(ākhyānāt) आख्यानाभ्याम् ‎(ākhyānābhyām) आख्यानेभ्यः ‎(ākhyānebhyaḥ)
Genitive आख्यानस्य ‎(ākhyānasya) आख्यानयोः ‎(ākhyānayoḥ) आख्यानानाम् ‎(ākhyānānām)
Locative आख्याने ‎(ākhyāne) आख्यानयोः ‎(ākhyānayoḥ) आख्यानेषु ‎(ākhyāneṣu)


  • 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 0129