नाश

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See also: नशा and नश्

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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-European *neḱ- (perish, disappear). Cognates include 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) and Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌 (nasyeiti, disappears).

Noun[edit]

नाश (nāśam

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

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of नाश
Nom. sg. नाशः (nāśaḥ)
Gen. sg. नाशस्य (nāśasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative नाशः (nāśaḥ) नाशौ (nāśau) नाशाः (nāśāḥ)
Vocative नाश (nāśa) नाशौ (nāśau) नाशाः (nāśāḥ)
Accusative नाशम् (nāśam) नाशौ (nāśau) नाशान् (nāśān)
Instrumental नाशेन (nāśena) नाशाभ्याम् (nāśābhyām) नाशैः (nāśaiḥ)
Dative नाशाय (nāśāya) नाशाभ्याम् (nāśābhyām) नाशेभ्यः (nāśebhyaḥ)
Ablative नाशात् (nāśāt) नाशाभ्याम् (nāśābhyām) नाशेभ्यः (nāśebhyaḥ)
Genitive नाशस्य (nāśasya) नाशयोः (nāśayoḥ) नाशानाम् (nāśānām)
Locative नाशे (nāśe) नाशयोः (nāśayoḥ) नाशेषु (nāśeṣu)

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