छन्दस्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root छन्द् (chand) / छद् (chad), from Proto-Indo-European *sḱend-.

  • c. 600 BCE – 400 BCE, Pāṇini, Aṣṭādhyāyī 4.4.93
    छन्दसो निर्मिते ।
    chandaso nirmite .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

छन्दस् (chándasn

  1. desire, longing for, will
  2. intention, purport
  3. (Hinduism) a sacred hymn (of the Atharvaveda, as distinguished from those of Rigveda and Samaveda), incantation-hymn
    1. (by extension) the sacred text of the Vedic hymns
  4. (prosody) metre
  5. metrical science

Declension[edit]

Neuter as-stem declension of छन्दस् (chándas)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative छन्दः
chándaḥ
छन्दसी
chándasī
छन्दांसि
chándāṃsi
Vocative छन्दः
chándaḥ
छन्दसी
chándasī
छन्दांसि
chándāṃsi
Accusative छन्दः
chándaḥ
छन्दसी
chándasī
छन्दांसि
chándāṃsi
Instrumental छन्दसा
chándasā
छन्दोभ्याम्
chándobhyām
छन्दोभिः
chándobhiḥ
Dative छन्दसे
chándase
छन्दोभ्याम्
chándobhyām
छन्दोभ्यः
chándobhyaḥ
Ablative छन्दसः
chándasaḥ
छन्दोभ्याम्
chándobhyām
छन्दोभ्यः
chándobhyaḥ
Genitive छन्दसः
chándasaḥ
छन्दसोः
chándasoḥ
छन्दसाम्
chándasām
Locative छन्दसि
chándasi
छन्दसोः
chándasoḥ
छन्दःसु
chándaḥsu