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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