दोष

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit दोष (doṣa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

दोष (doṣm (Urdu spelling دوش‎)

  1. fault
    यह उसका दोष नहीं है।yah uskā doṣ nahī̃ hai.It is not his fault.
    मेरी माँ ने मेरे काम में दोष निकाला।
    merī mā̃ ne mere kām mẽ doṣ nikālā.
    Mother found fault with my work.
  2. blame
    नौकर ने भूल का दोष स्वीकार किया।
    naukar ne bhūl kā doṣ svīkār kiyā.
    The servant took the blame for the mistake.
  3. defect, flaw
    मोटर में कोई दोष है।moṭar mẽ koī doṣ hai.There is some defect in the motor.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “दोष”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dáwHṣas, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dáwHšas, from Proto-Indo-European *dewH- (to fail, to lag, to be behind). Cognate with English tire and Ancient Greek δεύομαι (deúomai, to lack).

Alternative scripts[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

दोष (dóṣam

  1. fault, deficiency
  2. vice
  3. blame
  4. damage
  5. mistake

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of दोष (dóṣa)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative दोषः
dóṣaḥ
दोषौ
dóṣau
दोषाः / दोषासः¹
dóṣāḥ / dóṣāsaḥ¹
Vocative दोष
dóṣa
दोषौ
dóṣau
दोषाः / दोषासः¹
dóṣāḥ / dóṣāsaḥ¹
Accusative दोषम्
dóṣam
दोषौ
dóṣau
दोषान्
dóṣān
Instrumental दोषेण
dóṣeṇa
दोषाभ्याम्
dóṣābhyām
दोषैः / दोषेभिः¹
dóṣaiḥ / dóṣebhiḥ¹
Dative दोषाय
dóṣāya
दोषाभ्याम्
dóṣābhyām
दोषेभ्यः
dóṣebhyaḥ
Ablative दोषात्
dóṣāt
दोषाभ्याम्
dóṣābhyām
दोषेभ्यः
dóṣebhyaḥ
Genitive दोषस्य
dóṣasya
दोषयोः
dóṣayoḥ
दोषाणाम्
dóṣāṇām
Locative दोषे
dóṣe
दोषयोः
dóṣayoḥ
दोषेषु
dóṣeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindi: दोष (doṣ)
  • Rajasthani: दोस (dos)
  • Malay: dosa

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 498