विश्व

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit विश्व (víśva).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

विश्व (viśvam (Urdu spelling وشوه‎)

  1. universe
  2. the world
    Synonyms: दुनिया (duniyā), जग (jag)

Declension[edit]

Declension of विश्व
Singular Plural
Direct विश्व (viśva) विश्व (viśva)
Oblique विश्व (viśva) विश्वों (viśvõ)
Vocative विश्व (viśva) विश्वो (viśvo)

Adjective[edit]

विश्व (viśva) (Urdu spelling وشوه‎)

  1. universal, whole
    Synonym: वैश्विक (vaiśvik)

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Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

विश्व (wiśwa), pronounced बिस्सो (bisso) or बिस्स्व (bisswa)

  1. the universe
  2. the world

Sanskrit[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

विश्व (víśva)

  1. all, every, every one; whole, entire, universal
  2. all-pervading or all-containing, omnipresent

Usage notes[edit]

Declined as a pronoun, like सर्व (sárva); obsolete in late Vedic and Classical Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

विश्व (víśvam

  1. name of the number "thirteen"
  2. (philosophy) the intellectual faculty or (accord. to some) the faculty which perceives individuality or the individual underlying the gross body (Vedanta)
  3. name of a class of gods, Vishve, with or scil. devas, "all the gods collectively" or "the All-gods"

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of विश्व (víśva)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative विश्वः
víśvaḥ
विश्वौ
víśvau
विश्वाः / विश्वासः¹
víśvāḥ / víśvāsaḥ¹
Vocative विश्व
víśva
विश्वौ
víśvau
विश्वाः / विश्वासः¹
víśvāḥ / víśvāsaḥ¹
Accusative विश्वम्
víśvam
विश्वौ
víśvau
विश्वान्
víśvān
Instrumental विश्वेन
víśvena
विश्वाभ्याम्
víśvābhyām
विश्वैः / विश्वेभिः¹
víśvaiḥ / víśvebhiḥ¹
Dative विश्वाय
víśvāya
विश्वाभ्याम्
víśvābhyām
विश्वेभ्यः
víśvebhyaḥ
Ablative विश्वात्
víśvāt
विश्वाभ्याम्
víśvābhyām
विश्वेभ्यः
víśvebhyaḥ
Genitive विश्वस्य
víśvasya
विश्वयोः
víśvayoḥ
विश्वानाम्
víśvānām
Locative विश्वे
víśve
विश्वयोः
víśvayoḥ
विश्वेषु
víśveṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Noun[edit]

विश्व (víśvaf

  1. the earth
  2. the whole world, universe (Atharvaveda etc.)
  3. dry ginger
  4. myrrh
  5. Piper longum, Indian long pepper
  6. Asparagus racemosus
  7. name of one of the tongues of Agni, MârkP
  8. a particular weight
  9. name of a daughter of Daksha
  10. name of a river (Bhagavata Purana)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams [1]

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