पक्ष

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See also: पक्षी

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit पक्ष (pakṣa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /pəkʂ/, [pəkʃ]

Noun[edit]

पक्ष (pakṣm

  1. faction, side, party
    पक्ष साथ-साथ लड़ रहे थे।pakṣ sāth-sāth laṛ rahe the.The factions were fighting amongst themselves.
    Synonym: तरफ़ (taraf)
  2. aspect, quality
  3. support, approval
  4. lunar fortnight

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Sanskrit[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *pakšás (side, flank), from Proto-Indo-European *peg- (side, flank). Cognate with Ossetian [script needed] (faxs, side), Latvian paksis (corner of a house).

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Noun[edit]

पक्ष (pakṣám

  1. wing, pinion
  2. shoulder
  3. the flank or side or the half of anything
  4. the side or wing of a building
  5. the wing or flank of an army
  6. the half of a lunar month
  7. side, party, faction
  8. multitude, number, troop, set, class of beings
  9. partisan, adherent, follower, friend
  10. side i.e. position, place, stead
  11. one of two cases or one side of an argument, an alternative
  12. a point or matter under discussion, a thesis, a particular theory, a position advanced or an argument to be maintained
  13. action, lawsuit
  14. (logic) the proposition to be proved in a syllogism
  15. any supposition or view, motion, idea, opinion
  16. (algebra) a primary division or the side of an equation in a primary division

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of पक्ष (pakṣá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative पक्षः
pakṣáḥ
पक्षौ
pakṣaú
पक्षाः / पक्षासः¹
pakṣā́ḥ / pakṣā́saḥ¹
Vocative पक्ष
pákṣa
पक्षौ
pákṣau
पक्षाः / पक्षासः¹
pákṣāḥ / pákṣāsaḥ¹
Accusative पक्षम्
pakṣám
पक्षौ
pakṣaú
पक्षान्
pakṣā́n
Instrumental पक्षेण
pakṣéṇa
पक्षाभ्याम्
pakṣā́bhyām
पक्षैः / पक्षेभिः¹
pakṣaíḥ / pakṣébhiḥ¹
Dative पक्षाय
pakṣā́ya
पक्षाभ्याम्
pakṣā́bhyām
पक्षेभ्यः
pakṣébhyaḥ
Ablative पक्षात्
pakṣā́t
पक्षाभ्याम्
pakṣā́bhyām
पक्षेभ्यः
pakṣébhyaḥ
Genitive पक्षस्य
pakṣásya
पक्षयोः
pakṣáyoḥ
पक्षाणाम्
pakṣā́ṇām
Locative पक्षे
pakṣé
पक्षयोः
pakṣáyoḥ
पक्षेषु
pakṣéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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