वन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit वन (vána). Doublet of बन (ban).

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

Mewari[edit]

Noun[edit]

वन (vanm

  1. forest, jungle
  2. desolate wild place

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

वन n

  1. Devanagari script form of vana

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *wán- (tree, wood). Cognate with Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬥𐬁(vanā, tree), Pashto ونه(wëna, tree), Sogdian wn (tree), Middle Persian [script needed] (wan /wn'/, tree).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

वन (vánan

  1. (Vedic) a tree
    Synonym: वृक्ष (vṛkṣa)
  2. a forest, wood, grove, thicket, quantity of lotuses or other plants growing in a thick cluster
  3. a foreign or distant land
  4. wood, timber
  5. a wooden vessel or barrel (for the soma juice)
  6. a cloud (as the vessel in the sky)
  7. (prob.) the body of a carriage.
  8. abode
  9. coco-grass (Cyperus rotundus).
  10. A ray of light.
    Synonym: रश्मि (raśmi)
  11. (prob.) longing, earnest desire

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

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