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राहु ‎(rāhúm

  1. Rahu
  2. an eclipse or (rather) the moment of the beginning of an occultation or obscuration


Masculine u-stem declension of राहु
Nom. sg. राहुः ‎(rāhuḥ)
Gen. sg. राहोः ‎(rāhoḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative राहुः ‎(rāhuḥ) राहू ‎(rāhū) राहवः ‎(rāhavaḥ)
Vocative राहो ‎(rāho) राहू ‎(rāhū) राहवः ‎(rāhavaḥ)
Accusative राहुम् ‎(rāhum) राहू ‎(rāhū) राहून् ‎(rāhūn)
Instrumental राहुणा ‎(rāhuṇā) राहुभ्याम् ‎(rāhubhyām) राहुभिः ‎(rāhubhiḥ)
Dative राहवे ‎(rāhave) राहुभ्याम् ‎(rāhubhyām) राहुभ्यः ‎(rāhubhyaḥ)
Ablative राहोः ‎(rāhoḥ) राहुभ्याम् ‎(rāhubhyām) राहुभ्यः ‎(rāhubhyaḥ)
Genitive राहोः ‎(rāhoḥ) राह्वोः ‎(rāhvoḥ) राहूणाम् ‎(rāhūṇām)
Locative राहौ ‎(rāhau) राह्वोः ‎(rāhvoḥ) राहुषु ‎(rāhuṣu)


  • 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 0879