गोविन्द

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From गो(go) + विन्द(vinda)

Noun[edit]

गोविन्द ‎(govindam

  1. cowherd (L.)
  2. epithet of Krishna (MBh., Hariv., Bhag., BhP.)
  3. epithet of Brihaspati (L.)
  4. name of a month (VarBṛS.)
  5. name of a prince
  6. name of various teachers and authors
  7. name of a mountain (MBh.)

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of गोविन्द
Nom. sg. गोविन्दः(govindaḥ)
Gen. sg. गोविन्दस्य(govindasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative गोविन्दः(govindaḥ) गोविन्दौ(govindau) गोविन्दाः(govindāḥ)
Vocative गोविन्द(govinda) गोविन्दौ(govindau) गोविन्दाः(govindāḥ)
Accusative गोविन्दम्(govindam) गोविन्दौ(govindau) गोविन्दान्(govindān)
Instrumental गोविन्देन(govindena) गोविन्दाभ्याम्(govindābhyām) गोविन्दैः(govindaiḥ)
Dative गोविन्दाय(govindāya) गोविन्दाभ्याम्(govindābhyām) गोविन्देभ्यः(govindebhyaḥ)
Ablative गोविन्दात्(govindāt) गोविन्दाभ्याम्(govindābhyām) गोविन्देभ्यः(govindebhyaḥ)
Genitive गोविन्दस्य(govindasya) गोविन्दयोः(govindayoḥ) गोविन्दानाम्(govindānām)
Locative गोविन्दे(govinde) गोविन्दयोः(govindayoḥ) गोविन्देषु(govindeṣu)

Descendants[edit]

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 0366