वसन्त

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Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वसन्त (vasantá)

Noun[edit]

वसन्त (vasantm (Urdu spelling وسنت)

  1. spring
  2. the vernal season
  3. the deified personification of spring

References[edit]

  • John T. Platts (accessed 07-31-2012), “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wesentós (spring). Cognate with Old Welsh guiannuin (in spring); check Polish wiosna (spring) and Russian весна (vesna, spring). Confer etymologically related words उच्च्हति (ucchati, to shine, grow bright), वसर् (vasar, morning).

Noun[edit]

वसन्त (vasantám

  1. "brilliant (season)", spring, comprising according to some the months चैत्र (caitra) and वैशाख (vaiśākha) or from the middle of March to that of May (compare ऋतु (ṛtu)); often personified and considered as a friend or attendant of Kāmadeva, the god of love (RV. etc.)
  2. a particular metre (4 times ˘ ¯ ˘ ˘ ¯ ˘ ) (Col.)
  3. (music) a particular time (L.)
  4. diarrhoea (L.)
  5. name of a man (Rājat.)

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of वसन्त
Nom. sg. वसन्तः (vasantaḥ)
Gen. sg. वसन्तस्य (vasantasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative वसन्तः (vasantaḥ) वसन्तौ (vasantau) वसन्ताः (vasantāḥ)
Vocative वसन्त (vasanta) वसन्तौ (vasantau) वसन्ताः (vasantāḥ)
Accusative वसन्तम् (vasantam) वसन्तौ (vasantau) वसन्तान् (vasantān)
Instrumental वसन्तेन (vasantena) वसन्ताभ्याम् (vasantābhyām) वसन्तैः (vasantaiḥ)
Dative वसन्ताय (vasantāya) वसन्ताभ्याम् (vasantābhyām) वसन्तेभ्यः (vasantebhyaḥ)
Ablative वसन्तात् (vasantāt) वसन्ताभ्याम् (vasantābhyām) वसन्तेभ्यः (vasantebhyaḥ)
Genitive वसन्तस्य (vasantasya) वसन्तयोः (vasantayoḥ) वसन्तानाम् (vasantānām)
Locative वसन्ते (vasante) वसन्तयोः (vasantayoḥ) वसन्तेषु (vasanteṣu)

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 0930