ग्रन्थ

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

ग्रन्थ ‎(grantham

  1. tying, binding, stringing together
  2. = ग्रन्थि ‎(granthí), a knot
  3. honeycomb
  4. an artificial arrangement of words, (especially of 32 syllables = श्लोक ‎(śloka)), verse, composition, treatise, literary production, book in prose or verse, text (opposed to अर्थ ‎(artha, meaning)).
  5. verse
  6. composition, treatise, literary production, book in prose or verse, text
  7. a section
  8. Guru Granth Sahib, the book or sacred scriptures of the Sikhs containing short moral poems by Nanak Shah and others
  9. wealth, property

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of ग्रन्थ
Nom. sg. ग्रन्थः ‎(granthaḥ)
Gen. sg. ग्रन्थस्य ‎(granthasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ग्रन्थः ‎(granthaḥ) ग्रन्थौ ‎(granthau) ग्रन्थाः ‎(granthāḥ)
Vocative ग्रन्थ ‎(grantha) ग्रन्थौ ‎(granthau) ग्रन्थाः ‎(granthāḥ)
Accusative ग्रन्थम् ‎(grantham) ग्रन्थौ ‎(granthau) ग्रन्थान् ‎(granthān)
Instrumental ग्रन्थेन ‎(granthena) ग्रन्थाभ्याम् ‎(granthābhyām) ग्रन्थैः ‎(granthaiḥ)
Dative ग्रन्थाय ‎(granthāya) ग्रन्थाभ्याम् ‎(granthābhyām) ग्रन्थेभ्यः ‎(granthebhyaḥ)
Ablative ग्रन्थात् ‎(granthāt) ग्रन्थाभ्याम् ‎(granthābhyām) ग्रन्थेभ्यः ‎(granthebhyaḥ)
Genitive ग्रन्थस्य ‎(granthasya) ग्रन्थयोः ‎(granthayoḥ) ग्रन्थानाम् ‎(granthānām)
Locative ग्रन्थे ‎(granthe) ग्रन्थयोः ‎(granthayoḥ) ग्रन्थेषु ‎(grantheṣu)

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 0371