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वेणु ?

  1. bamboo



वेणु ‎(veṇúm

  1. a bamboo, reed, cane
  2. a flute, fife, pipe
  3. name of a deity of the bodhi tree
  4. name of a king of the यादव ‎(yādava)s
  5. name of a son of शतजित् ‎(śata-jit)
  6. name of a mountain
  7. name of a river
  8. (in the plural) the descendants of Veṇu


Masculine u-stem declension of वेणु
Nom. sg. वेणुः ‎(veṇuḥ)
Gen. sg. वेणोः ‎(veṇoḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative वेणुः ‎(veṇuḥ) वेणू ‎(veṇū) वेणवः ‎(veṇavaḥ)
Vocative वेणो ‎(veṇo) वेणू ‎(veṇū) वेणवः ‎(veṇavaḥ)
Accusative वेणुम् ‎(veṇum) वेणू ‎(veṇū) वेणून् ‎(veṇūn)
Instrumental वेणुना ‎(veṇunā) वेणुभ्याम् ‎(veṇubhyām) वेणुभिः ‎(veṇubhiḥ)
Dative वेणवे ‎(veṇave) वेणुभ्याम् ‎(veṇubhyām) वेणुभ्यः ‎(veṇubhyaḥ)
Ablative वेणोः ‎(veṇoḥ) वेणुभ्याम् ‎(veṇubhyām) वेणुभ्यः ‎(veṇubhyaḥ)
Genitive वेणोः ‎(veṇoḥ) वेण्वोः ‎(veṇvoḥ) वेणूनाम् ‎(veṇūnām)
Locative वेणौ ‎(veṇau) वेण्वोः ‎(veṇvoḥ) वेणुषु ‎(veṇuṣu)


  • 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 1014