ओष्ठ

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁oh₁s- ‎(mouth).

Noun[edit]

ओष्ठ ‎(oṣṭham

  1. lip (generally in dual)
  2. the forepart of an Agnikuṇḍa

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of ओष्ठ
Nom. sg. ओष्ठः ‎(oṣṭhaḥ)
Gen. sg. ओष्ठस्य ‎(oṣṭhasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ओष्ठः ‎(oṣṭhaḥ) ओष्ठौ ‎(oṣṭhau) ओष्ठाः ‎(oṣṭhāḥ)
Vocative ओष्ठ ‎(oṣṭha) ओष्ठौ ‎(oṣṭhau) ओष्ठाः ‎(oṣṭhāḥ)
Accusative ओष्ठम् ‎(oṣṭham) ओष्ठौ ‎(oṣṭhau) ओष्ठान् ‎(oṣṭhān)
Instrumental ओष्ठेन ‎(oṣṭhena) ओष्ठाभ्याम् ‎(oṣṭhābhyām) ओष्ठैः ‎(oṣṭhaiḥ)
Dative ओष्ठाय ‎(oṣṭhāya) ओष्ठाभ्याम् ‎(oṣṭhābhyām) ओष्ठेभ्यः ‎(oṣṭhebhyaḥ)
Ablative ओष्ठात् ‎(oṣṭhāt) ओष्ठाभ्याम् ‎(oṣṭhābhyām) ओष्ठेभ्यः ‎(oṣṭhebhyaḥ)
Genitive ओष्ठस्य ‎(oṣṭhasya) ओष्ठयोः ‎(oṣṭhayoḥ) ओष्ठानाम् ‎(oṣṭhānām)
Locative ओष्ठे ‎(oṣṭhe) ओष्ठयोः ‎(oṣṭhayoḥ) ओष्ठेषु ‎(oṣṭheṣu)

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

Coccinia grandis in fruit

ओष्ठ ‎(oṣṭhaf

  1. (botany) Coccinia grandis (to whose red fruits lips are commonly compared)

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 236