जिह्वा

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *ȷ́iźʰwáH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ĵiĵʰwáH (compare Avestan 𐬵𐬌𐬰𐬎𐬎𐬁 (hizuuā)), Persian زوان (zavân)), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s. Cognate with Avestan 𐬵𐬌𐬰𐬎𐬎𐬁‎ (hizuuā‎), Old Latin dingua (whence Latin lingua), Gothic 𐍄𐌿𐌲𐌲𐍉 (tuggō), Old Church Slavonic ѩзꙑкъ (językŭ), Old Prussian insuwis, Old Armenian լեզու (lezu), Old English tunge (whence English tongue).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

जिह्वा (jihvā́f

  1. tongue

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of जिह्वा (jihvā́)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative जिह्वा
jihvā́
जिह्वे
jihvé
जिह्वाः
jihvā́ḥ
Vocative जिह्वे
jíhve
जिह्वे
jíhve
जिह्वाः
jíhvāḥ
Accusative जिह्वाम्
jihvā́m
जिह्वे
jihvé
जिह्वाः
jihvā́ḥ
Instrumental जिह्वया / जिह्वा¹
jihváyā / jihvā́¹
जिह्वाभ्याम्
jihvā́bhyām
जिह्वाभिः
jihvā́bhiḥ
Dative जिह्वायै
jihvā́yai
जिह्वाभ्याम्
jihvā́bhyām
जिह्वाभ्यः
jihvā́bhyaḥ
Ablative जिह्वायाः
jihvā́yāḥ
जिह्वाभ्याम्
jihvā́bhyām
जिह्वाभ्यः
jihvā́bhyaḥ
Genitive जिह्वायाः
jihvā́yāḥ
जिह्वयोः
jihváyoḥ
जिह्वानाम्
jihvā́nām
Locative जिह्वायाम्
jihvā́yām
जिह्वयोः
jihváyoḥ
जिह्वासु
jihvā́su
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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