वन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वन (vána).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

वन (vanm (Urdu spelling ون)

  1. forest, jungle, woods
    यह भयानक वन सैकड़ों किलोमीटर तक फैला था
    yah bhayānak van saikṛõ kilomīṭar tak phailā thā.
    This dreadful forest stretched for hundreds of kilometers.
    Synonyms: जंगल (jaṅgal), बन (ban)

Declension[edit]

Declension of वन
Singular Plural
Direct वन (van) वन (van)
Oblique वन (van) वनों (vanõ)
Vocative वन (van) वनो (vano)

References[edit]

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

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

वन n

  1. Devanagari script form of vana

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

वन (vánan

  1. a forest, wood, grove, thicket, quantity of lotuses or other plants growing in a thick cluster (but in older language also applied to a single tree).
  2. plenty, abundance.
  3. a foreign or distant land (compare अरण्य).
  4. wood, timber.
  5. a wooden vessel or barrel (for the सोम juice).
  6. a cloud (as the vessel in the sky).
  7. (prob.) the body of a carriage.
  8. water.
  9. a fountain, spring.
  10. abode.
  11. coco-grass (Cyperus rotundus).
  12. A ray of light.
    Synonym: रश्मि (raśmi)
  13. (prob.) longing, earnest desire.
  14. name of a son of उशीनर.
  15. name of one of the ten orders of mendicants founded by शंकराचार्य (the members of which affix वन to their names; compare रार्मेन्द्र-व्°) W.

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem declension of वन (vána)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative वनम्
vánam
वने
váne
वनानि / वना¹
vánāni / vánā¹
Vocative वन
vána
वने
váne
वनानि / वना¹
vánāni / vánā¹
Accusative वनम्
vánam
वने
váne
वनानि / वना¹
vánāni / vánā¹
Instrumental वनेन
vánena
वनाभ्याम्
vánābhyām
वनैः / वनेभिः¹
vánaiḥ / vánebhiḥ¹
Dative वनाय
vánāya
वनाभ्याम्
vánābhyām
वनेभ्यः
vánebhyaḥ
Ablative वनात्
vánāt
वनाभ्याम्
vánābhyām
वनेभ्यः
vánebhyaḥ
Genitive वनस्य
vánasya
वनयोः
vánayoḥ
वनानाम्
vánānām
Locative वने
váne
वनयोः
vánayoḥ
वनेषु
váneṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.