वीर

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit वीर (vīrá), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wiHrás, from Proto-Indo-European *wiHrós.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

वीर (vīr)

  1. heroic, brave

Noun[edit]

वीर (vīrm

  1. hero, fighter, one who is brave

Declension[edit]

Declension of वीर
Singular Plural
Direct वीर (vīr) वीर (vīr)
Oblique वीर (vīr) वीरों (vīrõ)
Vocative वीर (vīr) वीरो (vīro)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *wiHrás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wiHrás, from Proto-Indo-European *wiHrós. Cognate with Avestan 𐬬𐬍𐬭𐬀 (vīra), Latin vir (man), Lithuanian výras, Old Irish fer, Old Norse verr, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂 (wair), Ossetian ир (ir, Ossetians), Old English wer (whence English wer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

वीर (vīrám

  1. man, especially a brave or eminent man, hero, chief
  2. hero
  3. husband
  4. male child, son
  5. the male of an animal
  6. adept
  7. heroism
  8. actor

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of वीर (vīrá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative वीरः
vīráḥ
वीरौ
vīraú
वीराः / वीरासः¹
vīrā́ḥ / vīrā́saḥ¹
Vocative वीर
vī́ra
वीरौ
vī́rau
वीराः / वीरासः¹
vī́rāḥ / vī́rāsaḥ¹
Accusative वीरम्
vīrám
वीरौ
vīraú
वीरान्
vīrā́n
Instrumental वीरेण
vīréṇa
वीराभ्याम्
vīrā́bhyām
वीरैः / वीरेभिः¹
vīraíḥ / vīrébhiḥ¹
Dative वीराय
vīrā́ya
वीराभ्याम्
vīrā́bhyām
वीरेभ्यः
vīrébhyaḥ
Ablative वीरात्
vīrā́t
वीराभ्याम्
vīrā́bhyām
वीरेभ्यः
vīrébhyaḥ
Genitive वीरस्य
vīrásya
वीरयोः
vīráyoḥ
वीराणाम्
vīrā́ṇām
Locative वीरे
vīré
वीरयोः
vīráyoḥ
वीरेषु
vīréṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Adjective[edit]

वीर (vīrá)

  1. heroic, powerful, strong, excellent, eminent

Descendants[edit]