गिरि

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gwerH-. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic гора (gora), Ancient Greek δειράς (deirás).

Noun[edit]

गिरि (girim

  1. mountain, hill, rock, elevation, rising-ground (often connected with párvata, "a mountain having many parts")
  2. the number 'eight' (there being 8 mountains which surround mount Meru)
  3. a particular disease of the eyes
  4. a peculiar defect in mercury

Declension[edit]

Masculine i-stem declension of गिरि
Nom. sg. गिरिः (giriḥ)
Gen. sg. गिरेः (gireḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative गिरिः (giriḥ) गिरी (girī) गिरयः (girayaḥ)
Vocative गिरे (gire) गिरी (girī) गिरयः (girayaḥ)
Accusative गिरिम् (girim) गिरी (girī) गिरीन् (girīn)
Instrumental गिरिना (girinā) गिरिभ्याम् (giribhyām) गिरिभिः (giribhiḥ)
Dative गिरये (giraye) गिरिभ्याम् (giribhyām) गिरिभ्यः (giribhyaḥ)
Ablative गिरेः (gireḥ) गिरिभ्याम् (giribhyām) गिरिभ्यः (giribhyaḥ)
Genitive गिरेः (gireḥ) गिर्योः (giryoḥ) गिरीनाम् (girīnām)
Locative गिरौ (girau) गिर्योः (giryoḥ) गिरिषु (giriṣu)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 355