ऋषभ

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

ऋषभ (ṛṣabham

  1. bull
    Synonyms: उक्षन् (ukṣan)
  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
Nom. sg. ऋषभः (ṛṣabhaḥ)
Gen. sg. ऋषभस्य (ṛṣabhasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ऋषभः (ṛṣabhaḥ) ऋषभौ (ṛṣabhau) ऋषभाः (ṛṣabhāḥ)
Vocative ऋषभ (ṛṣabha) ऋषभौ (ṛṣabhau) ऋषभाः (ṛṣabhāḥ)
Accusative ऋषभम् (ṛṣabham) ऋषभौ (ṛṣabhau) ऋषभान् (ṛṣabhān)
Instrumental ऋषभेन (ṛṣabhena) ऋषभाभ्याम् (ṛṣabhābhyām) ऋषभैः (ṛṣabhaiḥ)
Dative ऋषभाय (ṛṣabhāya) ऋषभाभ्याम् (ṛṣabhābhyām) ऋषभेभ्यः (ṛṣabhebhyaḥ)
Ablative ऋषभात् (ṛṣabhāt) ऋषभाभ्याम् (ṛṣabhābhyām) ऋषभेभ्यः (ṛṣabhebhyaḥ)
Genitive ऋषभस्य (ṛṣabhasya) ऋषभयोः (ṛṣabhayoḥ) ऋषभानाम् (ṛṣabhānām)
Locative ऋषभे (ṛṣabhe) ऋषभयोः (ṛṣabhayoḥ) ऋषभेषु (ṛṣabheṣu)

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