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विष्कम्भ ‎(viṣkambham

  1. support prop (Lāṭy., Suśr.)
  2. supporting beam of a building (W.)
  3. door bolt
  4. width (MBh., VarBṛS., MārkP.)
  5. diameter of a circle (Āryabh.)
  6. mountain range (MārkP.)
  7. obstacle (L.)
  8. first of twenty-seven lunar mansions, the leading star of that lunar mansion (Col.)
  9. (drama) expository monologue or dialogue performed in between acts (Bhar., Daśar., etc.)
  10. a certain Yoga posture (L.)
  11. tree (L.)
  12. action (W.)
  13. reflection (L.)
  14. a certain divine being (Hariv.)


Masculine a-stem declension of विष्कम्भ
Nom. sg. विष्कम्भः ‎(viṣkambhaḥ)
Gen. sg. विष्कम्भस्य ‎(viṣkambhasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative विष्कम्भः ‎(viṣkambhaḥ) विष्कम्भौ ‎(viṣkambhau) विष्कम्भाः ‎(viṣkambhāḥ)
Vocative विष्कम्भ ‎(viṣkambha) विष्कम्भौ ‎(viṣkambhau) विष्कम्भाः ‎(viṣkambhāḥ)
Accusative विष्कम्भम् ‎(viṣkambham) विष्कम्भौ ‎(viṣkambhau) विष्कम्भान् ‎(viṣkambhān)
Instrumental विष्कम्भेन ‎(viṣkambhena) विष्कम्भाभ्याम् ‎(viṣkambhābhyām) विष्कम्भैः ‎(viṣkambhaiḥ)
Dative विष्कम्भाय ‎(viṣkambhāya) विष्कम्भाभ्याम् ‎(viṣkambhābhyām) विष्कम्भेभ्यः ‎(viṣkambhebhyaḥ)
Ablative विष्कम्भात् ‎(viṣkambhāt) विष्कम्भाभ्याम् ‎(viṣkambhābhyām) विष्कम्भेभ्यः ‎(viṣkambhebhyaḥ)
Genitive विष्कम्भस्य ‎(viṣkambhasya) विष्कम्भयोः ‎(viṣkambhayoḥ) विष्कम्भानाम् ‎(viṣkambhānām)
Locative विष्कम्भे ‎(viṣkambhe) विष्कम्भयोः ‎(viṣkambhayoḥ) विष्कम्भेषु ‎(viṣkambheṣu)


  • 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 0998