शिर

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂- (head); see there for more. Cognate with Avestan 𐬯𐬌𐬭𐬋(sirō).

Noun[edit]

शिर (śiram

  1. (anatomy) head, skull, cephalon
  2. peak, top
  3. bed, couch

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of शिर (śira)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative शिरः
śiraḥ
शिरौ
śirau
शिराः / शिरासः¹
śirāḥ / śirāsaḥ¹
Vocative शिर
śira
शिरौ
śirau
शिराः / शिरासः¹
śirāḥ / śirāsaḥ¹
Accusative शिरम्
śiram
शिरौ
śirau
शिरान्
śirān
Instrumental शिरेण
śireṇa
शिराभ्याम्
śirābhyām
शिरैः / शिरेभिः¹
śiraiḥ / śirebhiḥ¹
Dative शिराय
śirāya
शिराभ्याम्
śirābhyām
शिरेभ्यः
śirebhyaḥ
Ablative शिरात्
śirāt
शिराभ्याम्
śirābhyām
शिरेभ्यः
śirebhyaḥ
Genitive शिरस्य
śirasya
शिरयोः
śirayoḥ
शिराणाम्
śirāṇām
Locative शिरे
śire
शिरयोः
śirayoḥ
शिरेषु
śireṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

References[edit]

  • [1] definition from Sanskrit Dictionary for Spoken Sanskrit.