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]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d͡ʑiɦ.ʋɑ́ː/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʑiɦ.ʋɑː/
  • 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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