आश्रम

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root श्राम्यति(√śram).

Noun[edit]

आश्रम ‎(ā-śraman, m

  1. hermitage, the abode of ascetics, the cell of a hermit or of retired saints or sages; ashram
  2. a stage in the life of a Brahman (of which there are four corresponding to four different periods or conditions, namely 1st, ब्रह्मचारिन्(brahmacārin, student of the veda); 2nd, गृहस्थ(gṛha-stha, householder); 3rd, वानप्रस्थ(vānaprastha, anchorite); and 4th, संन्यासिन्(saṃnyāsin, abandoner of all worldly concerns), or sometimes भिक्षु(bhikṣu, religious beggar); in some places the law-givers mention only three such periods of religious life, the first being then omitted)
  3. hut built on festal occasions
  4. college, school
  5. wood, thicket
  6. (masculine) name of a pupil of Pṛthvī-dhara

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of आश्रम
Nom. sg. आश्रमः(āśramaḥ)
Gen. sg. आश्रमस्य(āśramasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आश्रमः(āśramaḥ) आश्रमौ(āśramau) आश्रमाः(āśramāḥ)
Vocative आश्रम(āśrama) आश्रमौ(āśramau) आश्रमाः(āśramāḥ)
Accusative आश्रमम्(āśramam) आश्रमौ(āśramau) आश्रमान्(āśramān)
Instrumental आश्रमेण(āśrameṇa) आश्रमाभ्याम्(āśramābhyām) आश्रमैः(āśramaiḥ)
Dative आश्रमाय(āśramāya) आश्रमाभ्याम्(āśramābhyām) आश्रमेभ्यः(āśramebhyaḥ)
Ablative आश्रमात्(āśramāt) आश्रमाभ्याम्(āśramābhyām) आश्रमेभ्यः(āśramebhyaḥ)
Genitive आश्रमस्य(āśramasya) आश्रमयोः(āśramayoḥ) आश्रमाणाम्(āśramāṇām)
Locative आश्रमे(āśrame) आश्रमयोः(āśramayoḥ) आश्रमेषु(āśrameṣu)
Neuter a-stem declension of आश्रम
Nom. sg. आश्रमम्(āśramam)
Gen. sg. आश्रमस्य(āśramasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आश्रमम्(āśramam) आश्रमे(āśrame) आश्रमाणि(āśramāṇi)
Vocative आश्रम(āśrama) आश्रमे(āśrame) आश्रमाणि(āśramāṇi)
Accusative आश्रमम्(āśramam) आश्रमे(āśrame) आश्रमाणि(āśramāṇi)
Instrumental आश्रमेण(āśrameṇa) आश्रमाभ्याम्(āśramābhyām) आश्रमैः(āśramaiḥ)
Dative आश्रमा(āśramā) आश्रमाभ्याम्(āśramābhyām) आश्रमेभ्यः(āśramebhyaḥ)
Ablative आश्रमात्(āśramāt) आश्रमाभ्याम्(āśramābhyām) आश्रमेभ्यः(āśramebhyaḥ)
Genitive आश्रमस्य(āśramasya) आश्रमयोः(āśramayoḥ) आश्रमाणाम्(āśramāṇām)
Locative आश्रमे(āśrame) आश्रमयोः(āśramayoḥ) आश्रमेषु(āśrameṣu)

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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 0158