आसन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit आसन (āsana).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

आसन (āsanm

  1. sitting
  2. mode of sitting, posture, attitude, position
  3. seat, place, stool
    1. (Hinduism) a small carpet or deer-skin on which Hindus sit during prayer.
  4. (yoga) asana

Declension[edit]

Declension of आसन
singular plural
direct आसन (āsan) आसन (āsan)
oblique आसन (āsan) आसनों (āsnõ)
vocative आसन (āsan) आसनो (āsno)

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “आसन”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “आसन”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ɑːsənə]

Noun[edit]

आसन (āsanan

  1. seat, chair
  2. a comfortable position
  3. sitting, sitting down, the way of sitting
  4. sitting in peculiar posture according to the custom of devotees
  5. halting, stopping, encamping
  6. abiding, dwelling
  7. seat, place, stool
  8. the withers of an elephant, the part where the driver sits
  9. maintaining a post against an enemy

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem declension of आसन
Nom. sg. आसनम् (āsanam)
Gen. sg. आसनस्य (āsanasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आसनम् (āsanam) आसने (āsane) आसनानि (āsanāni)
Vocative आसन (āsana) आसने (āsane) आसनानि (āsanāni)
Accusative आसनम् (āsanam) आसने (āsane) आसनानि (āsanāni)
Instrumental आसनेन (āsanena) आसनाभ्याम् (āsanābhyām) आसनैः (āsanaiḥ)
Dative आसना (āsanā) आसनाभ्याम् (āsanābhyām) आसनेभ्यः (āsanebhyaḥ)
Ablative आसनात् (āsanāt) आसनाभ्याम् (āsanābhyām) आसनेभ्यः (āsanebhyaḥ)
Genitive आसनस्य (āsanasya) आसनयोः (āsanayoḥ) आसनानाम् (āsanānām)
Locative आसने (āsane) आसनयोः (āsanayoḥ) आसनेषु (āsaneṣu)

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