वृश्चिक

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit वृश्चिक (vṛścika).

Noun[edit]

वृश्चिक (vŕścikm

  1. scorpion
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Scorpius
  3. (astrology) A Scorpio

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

वृश्चिक (vṛścikam

  1. scorpion
  2. the zodiacal sign Scorpio
  3. the month when the sun is in Scorpio
  4. a kind of caterpillar covered with bristles
  5. a sort of beetle found in cow-dung
  6. centipede
  7. (botany) name of various plants

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of वृश्चिक
Nom. sg. वृश्चिकः (vṛścikaḥ)
Gen. sg. वृश्चिकस्य (vṛścikasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative वृश्चिकः (vṛścikaḥ) वृश्चिकौ (vṛścikau) वृश्चिकाः (vṛścikāḥ)
Vocative वृश्चिक (vṛścika) वृश्चिकौ (vṛścikau) वृश्चिकाः (vṛścikāḥ)
Accusative वृश्चिकम् (vṛścikam) वृश्चिकौ (vṛścikau) वृश्चिकान् (vṛścikān)
Instrumental वृश्चिकेन (vṛścikena) वृश्चिकाभ्याम् (vṛścikābhyām) वृश्चिकैः (vṛścikaiḥ)
Dative वृश्चिकाय (vṛścikāya) वृश्चिकाभ्याम् (vṛścikābhyām) वृश्चिकेभ्यः (vṛścikebhyaḥ)
Ablative वृश्चिकात् (vṛścikāt) वृश्चिकाभ्याम् (vṛścikābhyām) वृश्चिकेभ्यः (vṛścikebhyaḥ)
Genitive वृश्चिकस्य (vṛścikasya) वृश्चिकयोः (vṛścikayoḥ) वृश्चिकानाम् (vṛścikānām)
Locative वृश्चिके (vṛścike) वृश्चिकयोः (vṛścikayoḥ) वृश्चिकेषु (vṛścikeṣu)

References[edit]

Monier Monier-Williams (accessed 2008-02-10), “Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]