ऋषभ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hr̥ṣabʰás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hr̥šabʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂r̥s- (male, manly, strong, powerful). Cognate with Avestan 𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬱𐬀𐬥 (arəšan), Ancient Greek ἄρσην (ársēn), Old Armenian առն (aṙn), Latin verrēs (boar).

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Noun[edit]

ऋषभ (ṛṣabhám

  1. bull
    Synonym: उक्षन् (ukṣán)
  2. a male animal of any kind
  3. the best, excellent and the most powerful of any kind or race

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of ऋषभ (ṛṣabhá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ऋषभः
ṛṣabháḥ
ऋषभौ
ṛṣabhaú
ऋषभाः / ऋषभासः¹
ṛṣabhā́ḥ / ṛṣabhā́saḥ¹
Vocative ऋषभ
ṛ́ṣabha
ऋषभौ
ṛ́ṣabhau
ऋषभाः / ऋषभासः¹
ṛ́ṣabhāḥ / ṛ́ṣabhāsaḥ¹
Accusative ऋषभम्
ṛṣabhám
ऋषभौ
ṛṣabhaú
ऋषभान्
ṛṣabhā́n
Instrumental ऋषभेण
ṛṣabhéṇa
ऋषभाभ्याम्
ṛṣabhā́bhyām
ऋषभैः / ऋषभेभिः¹
ṛṣabhaíḥ / ṛṣabhébhiḥ¹
Dative ऋषभाय
ṛṣabhā́ya
ऋषभाभ्याम्
ṛṣabhā́bhyām
ऋषभेभ्यः
ṛṣabhébhyaḥ
Ablative ऋषभात्
ṛṣabhā́t
ऋषभाभ्याम्
ṛṣabhā́bhyām
ऋषभेभ्यः
ṛṣabhébhyaḥ
Genitive ऋषभस्य
ṛṣabhásya
ऋषभयोः
ṛṣabháyoḥ
ऋषभाणाम्
ṛṣabhā́ṇām
Locative ऋषभे
ṛṣabhé
ऋषभयोः
ṛṣabháyoḥ
ऋषभेषु
ṛṣabhéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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