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