तारा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit तारा (tārā), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hstar-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

तारा (tārām (Urdu spelling تارا)

  1. star
  2. string, wire
  3. planet
  4. meteor
  5. (anatomy) pupil

Declension[edit]

Declension of तारा
singular plural
direct तारा (tārā) तारे (tāre)
oblique तारे (tāre) तारों (tārõ)
vocative तारे (tāre) तारो (tāro)

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

तारा (tārā)

  1. star

Sanskrit[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hstar- (compare Avestan 𐬯𐬙𐬀𐬭 (stārō), Persian ستاره (setâre)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr. Other cognates include Latin stella, Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr) and Old English steorra (English star).

Noun[edit]

तारा (tārāf

  1. a fixed star, asterism
  2. the pupil of the eye (chiefly at the end of a compound)
  3. a kind of meteor
  4. (Samkhya philosophy) one of the 8 siddhis
  5. (music) name of a raga of six notes
  6. a kind of perfume
  7. a form of दाक्षायणी (dākṣāyaṇī) (worshipped on the mountain Kiṣkindha; protectress of the Gṛtsa-madas)
  8. name of a Buddhist goddess
  9. name of Brihaspati's wife (carried off by soma)
  10. name of the wife of Buddha Amoghasiddha
  11. of a shakti
  12. name of a yogini
  13. name of a female monkey

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of तारा
Nom. sg. तारा (tārā)
Gen. sg. तारायाः (tārāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative तारा (tārā) तारे (tāre) ताराः (tārāḥ)
Vocative तारे (tāre) तारे (tāre) ताराः (tārāḥ)
Accusative ताराम् (tārām) तारे (tāre) ताराः (tārāḥ)
Instrumental तारया (tārayā) ताराभ्याम् (tārābhyām) ताराभिः (tārābhiḥ)
Dative तारायै (tārāyai) ताराभ्याम् (tārābhyām) ताराभ्यः (tārābhyaḥ)
Ablative तारायाः (tārāyāḥ) ताराभ्याम् (tārābhyām) ताराभ्यः (tārābhyaḥ)
Genitive तारायाः (tārāyāḥ) तारयोः (tārayoḥ) ताराणाम् (tārāṇām)
Locative तारायाम् (tārāyām) तारयोः (tārayoḥ) तारासु (tārāsu)

Descendants[edit]

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 0443