शाक

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit शाक (śāka). Doublet of साग (sāg).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʃɑːk/, [ʃäːk]

Noun[edit]

शाक (śākm or f

  1. vegetable
    Synonyms: सब्ज़ी (sabzī), साग (sāg), भाजी (bhājī)
  2. herb

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of Old Persian origin: Herodotus wrote that the Persians used the name to refer to Scythians.[1] The name itself is of uncertain meaning, with several theories put forth; more at Sakas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

शाक (śākam

  1. the Sakas or Indo-Scythians
  2. related to the Shaka era

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

शाक (śākam or n

  1. vegetable
  2. herb

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of शाक (śāka)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative शाकः
śākaḥ
शाकौ
śākau
शाकाः / शाकासः¹
śākāḥ / śākāsaḥ¹
Vocative शाक
śāka
शाकौ
śākau
शाकाः / शाकासः¹
śākāḥ / śākāsaḥ¹
Accusative शाकम्
śākam
शाकौ
śākau
शाकान्
śākān
Instrumental शाकेन
śākena
शाकाभ्याम्
śākābhyām
शाकैः / शाकेभिः¹
śākaiḥ / śākebhiḥ¹
Dative शाकाय
śākāya
शाकाभ्याम्
śākābhyām
शाकेभ्यः
śākebhyaḥ
Ablative शाकात्
śākāt
शाकाभ्याम्
śākābhyām
शाकेभ्यः
śākebhyaḥ
Genitive शाकस्य
śākasya
शाकयोः
śākayoḥ
शाकानाम्
śākānām
Locative शाके
śāke
शाकयोः
śākayoḥ
शाकेषु
śākeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
Neuter a-stem declension of शाक (śāka)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative शाकम्
śākam
शाके
śāke
शाकानि / शाका¹
śākāni / śākā¹
Vocative शाक
śāka
शाके
śāke
शाकानि / शाका¹
śākāni / śākā¹
Accusative शाकम्
śākam
शाके
śāke
शाकानि / शाका¹
śākāni / śākā¹
Instrumental शाकेन
śākena
शाकाभ्याम्
śākābhyām
शाकैः / शाकेभिः¹
śākaiḥ / śākebhiḥ¹
Dative शाकाय
śākāya
शाकाभ्याम्
śākābhyām
शाकेभ्यः
śākebhyaḥ
Ablative शाकात्
śākāt
शाकाभ्याम्
śākābhyām
शाकेभ्यः
śākebhyaḥ
Genitive शाकस्य
śākasya
शाकयोः
śākayoḥ
शाकानाम्
śākānām
Locative शाके
śāke
शाकयोः
śākayoḥ
शाकेषु
śākeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Herodotus, vii.64