करुणा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit करुणा (karuṇā).

Noun[edit]

करुणा (karuṇāf (Urdu spelling کرنا)

  1. compassion, pity, kindness, mercy
    महात्मा गाँधी प्रेम और करुणा के प्रतिरूप थे।
    mahātmā gā̃dhī prem aur karuṇā ke pratirūp the.
    Mahatma Gandhi was a model of love and compassion.

References[edit]

  • Hardev Bahri (accessed 10-21-2012), “Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]

Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /kɐ.ɽu.ɳɑː/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkɐ.ɽu.ɳɑː/
  • Noun[edit]

    करुणा (karuṇāf

    1. pity, compassion

    Declension[edit]

    Feminine ā-stem declension of करुणा (karuṇā)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative करुणा
    karuṇā
    करुणे
    karuṇe
    करुणाः
    karuṇāḥ
    Vocative करुणे
    karuṇe
    करुणे
    karuṇe
    करुणाः
    karuṇāḥ
    Accusative करुणाम्
    karuṇām
    करुणे
    karuṇe
    करुणाः
    karuṇāḥ
    Instrumental करुणया / करुणा¹
    karuṇayā / karuṇā¹
    करुणाभ्याम्
    karuṇābhyām
    करुणाभिः
    karuṇābhiḥ
    Dative करुणायै
    karuṇāyai
    करुणाभ्याम्
    karuṇābhyām
    करुणाभ्यः
    karuṇābhyaḥ
    Ablative करुणायाः
    karuṇāyāḥ
    करुणाभ्याम्
    karuṇābhyām
    करुणाभ्यः
    karuṇābhyaḥ
    Genitive करुणायाः
    karuṇāyāḥ
    करुणयोः
    karuṇayoḥ
    करुणानाम्
    karuṇānām
    Locative करुणायाम्
    karuṇāyām
    करुणयोः
    karuṇayoḥ
    करुणासु
    karuṇāsu
    Notes
    • ¹Vedic

    References[edit]

    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 255