प्रश्न

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit प्रश्न(praśná).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾəʃn̪(ə)/, /ˈpɾəʃən̪/

Noun[edit]

प्रश्न ‎(praśnm ‎(Urdu spelling پرشن)

  1. question, query, problem, interrogation
    मैंने उसके सब प्रश्नों के उत्तर दे दिये है।
    mainne uske sab praśnõ ke uttar de diye hai.
    I have answered all his questions.

Declension[edit]

Declension of प्रश्न
singular plural
direct प्रश्न(praśna) प्रश्न(praśna)
oblique प्रश्न(praśna) प्रश्नों(praśnõ)
vocative प्रश्न(praśna) प्रश्नो(praśno)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्रश्न ‎(praśna), pronounced प्रस्न (prasna)

  1. question
    प्रश्न गर्नु  ―  praśna garnu  ―  to question, to interrogate
    प्रश्न सोध्नु  ―  praśna sodhnu  ―  to ask a question, to question

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्रश्न ‎(praśnam

  1. basket-work, a plaited basket
  2. (by commentator) "a turban"
Declension[edit]
Masculine a-stem declension of प्रश्न
Nom. sg. प्रश्नः(praśnaḥ)
Gen. sg. प्रश्नस्य(praśnasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative प्रश्नः(praśnaḥ) प्रश्नौ(praśnau) प्रश्नाः(praśnāḥ)
Vocative प्रश्न(praśna) प्रश्नौ(praśnau) प्रश्नाः(praśnāḥ)
Accusative प्रश्नम्(praśnam) प्रश्नौ(praśnau) प्रश्नान्(praśnān)
Instrumental प्रश्नेन(praśnena) प्रश्नाभ्याम्(praśnābhyām) प्रश्नैः(praśnaiḥ)
Dative प्रश्नाय(praśnāya) प्रश्नाभ्याम्(praśnābhyām) प्रश्नेभ्यः(praśnebhyaḥ)
Ablative प्रश्नात्(praśnāt) प्रश्नाभ्याम्(praśnābhyām) प्रश्नेभ्यः(praśnebhyaḥ)
Genitive प्रश्नस्य(praśnasya) प्रश्नयोः(praśnayoḥ) प्रश्नानाम्(praśnānām)
Locative प्रश्ने(praśne) प्रश्नयोः(praśnayoḥ) प्रश्नेषु(praśneṣu)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root पृच्छति(pṛcchati, to ask, question, interrogate).

Noun[edit]

प्रश्न ‎(praśnám

  1. question, demand, interrogation, query, inquiry; also in compounds:
    कुशलप्रश्न(kúśala-praśna)friendly enquiry after a person's health or welfare, salutation
  2. (law) judicial inquiry or examination
    साक्षिप्रश्न(sā-kṣi-praśna)interrogation of witnesses
  3. (astrology) astrological inquiry into the future
    दिव्यप्रश्न(divyá-praśna)inquiring into divine phenomena, augury
    देवप्रश्न(devá-praśna)"consulting the gods", fortune-telling
    दैवप्रश्न(daíva-praśna)inquiring of fate, astrology
  4. a subject of inquiry, point at issue, controversy, problem
    प्रत्नम् प्रब्रवीति (praśnam pra-√brū) — to decide a controverted point
    प्रत्नम् एति (praśnam √i) (+ accusative) or प्रत्नम् आ गच्छति (praśnam ā √gam) (+locative of person) — to lay a question before any one for decision
    प्रश्नस् तव पितरि (praśnas tava pitari) — the point at issue is before thy father
  5. a task or lesson (in Vedic recitation)
  6. a short section or paragraph (in books)
Declension[edit]
Masculine a-stem declension of प्रश्न
Nom. sg. प्रश्नः(praśnaḥ)
Gen. sg. प्रश्नस्य(praśnasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative प्रश्नः(praśnaḥ) प्रश्नौ(praśnau) प्रश्नाः(praśnāḥ)
Vocative प्रश्न(praśna) प्रश्नौ(praśnau) प्रश्नाः(praśnāḥ)
Accusative प्रश्नम्(praśnam) प्रश्नौ(praśnau) प्रश्नान्(praśnān)
Instrumental प्रश्नेन(praśnena) प्रश्नाभ्याम्(praśnābhyām) प्रश्नैः(praśnaiḥ)
Dative प्रश्नाय(praśnāya) प्रश्नाभ्याम्(praśnābhyām) प्रश्नेभ्यः(praśnebhyaḥ)
Ablative प्रश्नात्(praśnāt) प्रश्नाभ्याम्(praśnābhyām) प्रश्नेभ्यः(praśnebhyaḥ)
Genitive प्रश्नस्य(praśnasya) प्रश्नयोः(praśnayoḥ) प्रश्नानाम्(praśnānām)
Locative प्रश्ने(praśne) प्रश्नयोः(praśnayoḥ) प्रश्नेषु(praśneṣu)
Descendants[edit]