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