वाहन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit वाहन (vāhana).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

वाहन (vāhanm

  1. a vehicle (means of transport)
    Synonyms: गाड़ी (gāṛī) (land vehicle)
  2. an animal used as transport

Declension[edit]

Declension of वाहन
Singular Plural
Direct वाहन (vāhan) वाहन (vāhan)
Oblique वाहन (vāhan) वाहनों (vāhnõ)
Vocative वाहन (vāhan) वाहनो (vāhno)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from वह् (vah). See वहन (vahana).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʋɑ́ː.ɦɐ.n̪ɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈʋɑː.ɦɐ.n̪ɐ/
  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʋɑː.ɦɐ.n̪ɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈʋɑː.ɦɐ.n̪ɐ/
  • Noun[edit]

    वाहन (vā́hanan

    1. vehicle, carriage; horse or other draught animal
      • AitBr
    2. conveyance, carrying
      1. driving
      2. riding; guiding (a horse)

    Declension[edit]

    Neuter a-stem declension of वाहन
    Nom. sg. वाहनम् (vāhanam)
    Gen. sg. वाहनस्य (vāhanasya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative वाहनम् (vāhanam) वाहने (vāhane) वाहनानि (vāhanāni)
    Vocative वाहन (vāhana) वाहने (vāhane) वाहनानि (vāhanāni)
    Accusative वाहनम् (vāhanam) वाहने (vāhane) वाहनानि (vāhanāni)
    Instrumental वाहनेन (vāhanena) वाहनाभ्याम् (vāhanābhyām) वाहनैः (vāhanaiḥ)
    Dative वाहनाय (vāhanāya) वाहनाभ्याम् (vāhanābhyām) वाहनेभ्यः (vāhanebhyaḥ)
    Ablative वाहनात् (vāhanāt) वाहनाभ्याम् (vāhanābhyām) वाहनेभ्यः (vāhanebhyaḥ)
    Genitive वाहनस्य (vāhanasya) वाहनयोः (vāhanayoḥ) वाहनानाम् (vāhanānām)
    Locative वाहने (vāhane) वाहनयोः (vāhanayoḥ) वाहनेषु (vāhaneṣu)


    Adjective[edit]

    वाहन (vāhana)

    1. carrying, drawing, conveying

    Usage notes[edit]

    • c. 600 BCE – 400 BCE, Pāṇini, Aṣṭhādhyāyī 8.4.8
      वाहनं आहितात् ।
      vāhanaṃ āhitāt .