नाश

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See also: नशा and नश्

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नाश (nāśa)

Noun[edit]

नाश (nāśm (Urdu spelling ناش‎)

  1. destruction, devastation
    अन्त में, जूए से उसका नाश हुआ।
    ant mẽ, jūe se uskā nāś huā.
    In the end, gambling was his destruction.
  2. waste
    यह सब बहुत बड़ा समय का नाश है।
    yah sab bahut baṛā samay kā nāś hai.
    All this is a huge waste of time.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884), “नाश”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *nāśás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *nāĉás, from Proto-Indo-European *noḱ-ó-s, from *neḱ- (perish, disappear). Cognate with Ancient Greek νεκρός (nekrós, dead body), Middle Welsh angheu (death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Latin noxius (harmful), Latin nocēre (to hurt, harm), Latin nex (murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 (vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌(nasyeiti, disappears).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नाश (nāśám

  1. demolition, ruin, destruction, annihilation
  2. disappearance, extinction, abolition

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of नाश (nāśá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative नाशः
nāśáḥ
नाशौ
nāśaú
नाशाः / नाशासः¹
nāśā́ḥ / nāśā́saḥ¹
Vocative नाश
nā́śa
नाशौ
nā́śau
नाशाः / नाशासः¹
nā́śāḥ / nā́śāsaḥ¹
Accusative नाशम्
nāśám
नाशौ
nāśaú
नाशान्
nāśā́n
Instrumental नाशेन
nāśéna
नाशाभ्याम्
nāśā́bhyām
नाशैः / नाशेभिः¹
nāśaíḥ / nāśébhiḥ¹
Dative नाशाय
nāśā́ya
नाशाभ्याम्
nāśā́bhyām
नाशेभ्यः
nāśébhyaḥ
Ablative नाशात्
nāśā́t
नाशाभ्याम्
nāśā́bhyām
नाशेभ्यः
nāśébhyaḥ
Genitive नाशस्य
nāśásya
नाशयोः
nāśáyoḥ
नाशानाम्
nāśā́nām
Locative नाशे
nāśé
नाशयोः
nāśáyoḥ
नाशेषु
nāśéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]