पशु

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पशु(páśu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

पशु (paśum

  1. domesticated animal
  2. (rare, chiefly in compounds) cattle

Declension[edit]

Declension of पशु
singular plural
direct पशु(paśu) पशु(paśu)
oblique पशु(paśu) पशुओं(paśuon)
vocative पशु(paśu) पशुओ(paśuo)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Interjection[edit]

पशु (paśu)

  1. see, behold!

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *peḱu-(livestock, domestic animals). Cognates include Latin pecus ‘cattle’, Old Armenian ասր(asr, fleece), Old English feoh, Old Norse , Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌿 and Lithuanian pēkus ‘cattle’.

Noun[edit]

पशु (páśum

  1. a cow, cattle (originally "any tethered animal"; singly or collectively "a herd"), a domestic or sacrificial animal (as opposed to मृग(mṛga, wild animal); 5 kinds are enumerated, "men, kine, horses, goats and sheep", to which are sometimes added mules or asses, or camels and dogs)
  2. any animal or brute or beast (also applied contemptuously to a man)
  3. a mere animal in sacred things i.e. an uninitiated person
  4. an animal sacrifice
  5. flesh
  6. a goat
  7. a subordinate deity, one of Shiva's followers
  8. the individual soul as distinct from the divine soul of the universe (compare māheśvaras and pāśupatas)
  9. Ficus glomerata
  10. (in the plural) name of a people
Declension[edit]
Masculine u-stem declension of पशु
Nom. sg. पशुः(paśuḥ)
Gen. sg. पशोः(paśoḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative पशुः(paśuḥ) पशू(paśū) पशवः(paśavaḥ)
Vocative पशो(paśo) पशू(paśū) पशवः(paśavaḥ)
Accusative पशुम्(paśum) पशू(paśū) पशून्(paśūn)
Instrumental पशुना(paśunā) पशुभ्याम्(paśubhyām) पशुभिः(paśubhiḥ)
Dative पशवे(paśave) पशुभ्याम्(paśubhyām) पशुभ्यः(paśubhyaḥ)
Ablative पशोः(paśoḥ) पशुभ्याम्(paśubhyām) पशुभ्यः(paśubhyaḥ)
Genitive पशोः(paśoḥ) पश्वोः(paśvoḥ) पशूनाम्(paśūnām)
Locative पशौ(paśau) पश्वोः(paśvoḥ) पशुषु(paśuṣu)

Noun[edit]

पशु (páśun

  1. cattle
Declension[edit]
Neuter u-stem declension of पशु
Nom. sg. पशु(paśu)
Gen. sg. पशुनः(paśunaḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative पशु(paśu) पशुनी(paśunī) पशूनि(paśūni)
Vocative पशु(paśu) पशुनी(paśunī) पशूनि(paśūni)
Accusative पशु(paśu) पशुनी(paśunī) पशूनि(paśūni)
Instrumental पशुना(paśunā) पशुभ्याम्(paśubhyām) पशुभिः(paśubhiḥ)
Dative पशुने(paśune) पशुभ्याम्(paśubhyām) पशुभ्यः(paśubhyaḥ)
Ablative पशुनः(paśunaḥ) पशुभ्याम्(paśubhyām) पशुभ्यः(paśubhyaḥ)
Genitive पशुनः(paśunaḥ) पशुनोः(paśunoḥ) पशूनाम्(paśūnām)
Locative पशुनि(paśuni) पशुनोः(paśunoḥ) पशुषु(paśuṣu)