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