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]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʋíɕ.ʋɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈʋiɕ.ʋɐ/
  • 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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