वृश्चिक

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit वृश्चिक (vṛścika). Doublet of बिच्छू (bicchū), a tadbhava.

Noun[edit]

वृश्चिक (vŕścikm

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

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

वृश्चिक (vṛ́ścikam

  1. scorpion
  2. (astrology, astronomy) 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 (vṛ́ścika)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative वृश्चिकः
vṛ́ścikaḥ
वृश्चिकौ
vṛ́ścikau
वृश्चिकाः / वृश्चिकासः¹
vṛ́ścikāḥ / vṛ́ścikāsaḥ¹
Vocative वृश्चिक
vṛ́ścika
वृश्चिकौ
vṛ́ścikau
वृश्चिकाः / वृश्चिकासः¹
vṛ́ścikāḥ / vṛ́ścikāsaḥ¹
Accusative वृश्चिकम्
vṛ́ścikam
वृश्चिकौ
vṛ́ścikau
वृश्चिकान्
vṛ́ścikān
Instrumental वृश्चिकेन
vṛ́ścikena
वृश्चिकाभ्याम्
vṛ́ścikābhyām
वृश्चिकैः / वृश्चिकेभिः¹
vṛ́ścikaiḥ / vṛ́ścikebhiḥ¹
Dative वृश्चिकाय
vṛ́ścikāya
वृश्चिकाभ्याम्
vṛ́ścikābhyām
वृश्चिकेभ्यः
vṛ́ścikebhyaḥ
Ablative वृश्चिकात्
vṛ́ścikāt
वृश्चिकाभ्याम्
vṛ́ścikābhyām
वृश्चिकेभ्यः
vṛ́ścikebhyaḥ
Genitive वृश्चिकस्य
vṛ́ścikasya
वृश्चिकयोः
vṛ́ścikayoḥ
वृश्चिकानाम्
vṛ́ścikānām
Locative वृश्चिके
vṛ́ścike
वृश्चिकयोः
vṛ́ścikayoḥ
वृश्चिकेषु
vṛ́ścikeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier Monier-Williams (accessed 2008-02-10), “Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “vŕ̊ścika (12081)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press