छद्मन्

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *šćádma (stem *šćádman-), from Proto-Indo-European *sḱéd-mn̥ (one that covers), from *sḱed- or *sked- (to cover). Equivalent to छद् (chad, to cover) +‎ -मन् (-man).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

छद्मन् (chádmann

  1. a roof
  2. external covering, deceptive dress, disguise, pretext, pretence, deceit, fraud
  3. (drama) deceitful, intelligence or tidings

Declension[edit]

Neuter an-stem declension of छद्मन् (chádman)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative छद्म
chádma
छद्मनी
chádmanī
छद्मानि
chádmāni
Vocative छद्मन् / छद्म
chádman / chádma
छद्मनी
chádmanī
छद्मानि
chádmāni
Accusative छद्म
chádma
छद्मनी
chádmanī
छद्मानि
chádmāni
Instrumental छद्मना
chádmanā
छद्मभ्याम्
chádmabhyām
छद्मभिः
chádmabhiḥ
Dative छद्मने
chádmane
छद्मभ्याम्
chádmabhyām
छद्मभ्यः
chádmabhyaḥ
Ablative छद्मनः
chádmanaḥ
छद्मभ्याम्
chádmabhyām
छद्मभ्यः
chádmabhyaḥ
Genitive छद्मनः
chádmanaḥ
छद्मनोः
chádmanoḥ
छद्मनाम्
chádmanām
Locative छद्मनि
chádmani
छद्मनोः
chádmanoḥ
छद्मसु
chádmasu

Combining forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindi: छद्म (chadma)

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