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
    यः तवाः अस्ति वीरः ह वस्यस् अस्ति।
    yáḥ tavā́ḥ ásti vīráḥ ha vásyas ásti.
    The man who is strong is better.
  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]