भ्रू

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Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *HbʰrúHs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃bʰrúHs. Cognate with Persian ابرو (abru), Old English brū (English brow), Ancient Greek ὀφρύς (ophrús) and Tocharian B pärwāne.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /bʱɽuː/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /bʱɽuː/
  • Noun[edit]

    भ्रू (bhrūf

    1. eyebrow

    Declension[edit]

    Feminine ū-stem declension of भ्रू (bhrū)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative भ्रूः
    bhrūḥ
    भ्रुवौ
    bhruvau
    भ्रुवः
    bhruvaḥ
    Vocative भ्रूः
    bhrūḥ
    भ्रुवौ
    bhruvau
    भ्रुवः
    bhruvaḥ
    Accusative भ्रुवम्
    bhruvam
    भ्रुवौ
    bhruvau
    भ्रुवः
    bhruvaḥ
    Instrumental भ्रुवा
    bhruvā́
    भ्रूभ्याम्
    bhrūbhyā́m
    भ्रूभिः
    bhrūbhíḥ
    Dative भ्रुवे / भ्रुवै¹
    bhruvé / bhruvaí¹
    भ्रूभ्याम्
    bhrūbhyā́m
    भ्रूभ्यः
    bhrūbhyáḥ
    Ablative भ्रुवः / भ्रुवाः¹
    bhruváḥ / bhruvā́ḥ¹
    भ्रूभ्याम्
    bhrūbhyā́m
    भ्रूभ्यः
    bhrūbhyáḥ
    Genitive भ्रुवः / भ्रुवाः¹
    bhruváḥ / bhruvā́ḥ¹
    भ्रुवोः
    bhruvóḥ
    भ्रुवाम् / भ्रूणाम्¹
    bhruvā́m / bhrūṇā́m¹
    Locative भ्रुवि / भ्रुवाम्¹
    bhruví / bhruvā́m¹
    भ्रुवोः
    bhruvóḥ
    भ्रूषु
    bhrūṣú
    Notes
    • ¹Later Sanskrit

    Descendants[edit]

    References[edit]

    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 770/3