वाज

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *wā́ȷ́as, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wā́ĵas, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵ- (lively). Cognate with Latin vegeō, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌺𐌰𐌽 (wakan), English wake.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

वाज (vā́jam

  1. strength, vigour, energy, spirit, speed (especially of a horse)
  2. a contest, race, conflict, battle, war
  3. the prize of a race or of battle, booty, gain, reward, any precious or valuable possession, wealth, treasure
  4. food, sacrificial food
  5. a swift or spirited horse, war-horse, steed
  6. the feathers on a arrow
  7. wing
  8. sound

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of वाज (vā́ja)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative वाजः
vā́jaḥ
वाजौ
vā́jau
वाजाः / वाजासः¹
vā́jāḥ / vā́jāsaḥ¹
Vocative वाज
vā́ja
वाजौ
vā́jau
वाजाः / वाजासः¹
vā́jāḥ / vā́jāsaḥ¹
Accusative वाजम्
vā́jam
वाजौ
vā́jau
वाजान्
vā́jān
Instrumental वाजेन
vā́jena
वाजाभ्याम्
vā́jābhyām
वाजैः / वाजेभिः¹
vā́jaiḥ / vā́jebhiḥ¹
Dative वाजाय
vā́jāya
वाजाभ्याम्
vā́jābhyām
वाजेभ्यः
vā́jebhyaḥ
Ablative वाजात्
vā́jāt
वाजाभ्याम्
vā́jābhyām
वाजेभ्यः
vā́jebhyaḥ
Genitive वाजस्य
vā́jasya
वाजयोः
vā́jayoḥ
वाजानाम्
vā́jānām
Locative वाजे
vā́je
वाजयोः
vā́jayoḥ
वाजेषु
vā́jeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Noun[edit]

वाज (vājan

  1. ghee or clarified butter
  2. an oblation of rice offered at a Śrāddha
  3. rice or food in general
  4. water
  5. an acetous mixture of ground meal and water left to ferment
  6. a Mantra or prayer concluding a sacrifice

References[edit]

Monier Monier-Williams (accessed 2008-02-09), “Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]