रजस्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁régʷos (darkness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɽɐ.d͡ʑɐs̪/

Noun[edit]

रजस् (rájasn

  1. darkness
  2. dimness
  3. darkening quality
  4. dust
  5. mist or vapor
  6. atmosphere; space between heaven and earth

Declension[edit]

Neuter consonantal as-stem declension of रजस्
Nom. sg. रजः (rajaḥ)
Gen. sg. रजसः (rajasaḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative रजः (rajaḥ) रजसी (rajasī) रजांसि (rajāṃsi)
Vocative रजः (rajaḥ) रजसी (rajasī) रजांसि (rajāṃsi)
Accusative रजः (rajaḥ) रजसी (rajasī) रजांसि (rajāṃsi)
Instrumental रजसा (rajasā) रजोभ्याम् (rajobhyām) रजोभिः (rajobhiḥ)
Dative रजसे (rajase) रजोभ्याम् (rajobhyām) रजोभ्यः (rajobhyaḥ)
Ablative रजसः (rajasaḥ) रजोभ्याम् (rajobhyām) रजोभ्यः (rajobhyaḥ)
Genitive रजसः (rajasaḥ) रजसोः (rajasoḥ) रजसाम् (rajasām)
Locative रजसि (rajasi) रजसोः (rajasoḥ) रजःसु (rajaḥsu)

Derived terms[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 863/2