क्षण

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit क्षण (kṣaṇa). Compare Rajasthani छण (chaṇ), Gujarati ક્ષણ (kṣaṇ), Chinese 剎那 (chànà).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

क्षण (kṣaṇm (Urdu spelling کشن)

  1. an instant, the blink of an eye (a short amount of time)
  2. a moment

Declension[edit]

Declension of क्षण
Singular Plural
Direct क्षण (kṣaṇ) क्षण (kṣaṇ)
Oblique क्षण (kṣaṇ) क्षणों (kṣaṇõ)
Vocative क्षण (kṣaṇ) क्षणो (kṣaṇo)

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit क्षण (kṣaṇa). Compare Rajasthani छण (chaṇ), Gujarati ક્ષણ (kṣaṇ), Chinese 剎那 (chànà).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [(k)ʂəɳ], [(k)ʃəɳ]

Noun[edit]

क्षण (kṣaṇm

  1. moment, instant (a short amount of time)

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “क्षण”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “क्षण”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

क्षण (kṣaṇam

  1. any instantaneous point of time, an instant, a moment
  2. leisure moment, vacant time
  3. a suitable or fit moment, an opportunity
  4. a festival

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of क्षण (kṣaṇa)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative क्षणः
kṣaṇaḥ
क्षणौ
kṣaṇau
क्षणाः / क्षणासः¹
kṣaṇāḥ / kṣaṇāsaḥ¹
Vocative क्षण
kṣaṇa
क्षणौ
kṣaṇau
क्षणाः / क्षणासः¹
kṣaṇāḥ / kṣaṇāsaḥ¹
Accusative क्षणम्
kṣaṇam
क्षणौ
kṣaṇau
क्षणान्
kṣaṇān
Instrumental क्षणेन
kṣaṇena
क्षणाभ्याम्
kṣaṇābhyām
क्षणैः / क्षणेभिः¹
kṣaṇaiḥ / kṣaṇebhiḥ¹
Dative क्षणाय
kṣaṇāya
क्षणाभ्याम्
kṣaṇābhyām
क्षणेभ्यः
kṣaṇebhyaḥ
Ablative क्षणात्
kṣaṇāt
क्षणाभ्याम्
kṣaṇābhyām
क्षणेभ्यः
kṣaṇebhyaḥ
Genitive क्षणस्य
kṣaṇasya
क्षणयोः
kṣaṇayoḥ
क्षणानाम्
kṣaṇānām
Locative क्षणे
kṣaṇe
क्षणयोः
kṣaṇayoḥ
क्षणेषु
kṣaṇeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]