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
Nom. sg. शिरः (śiraḥ)
Gen. sg. शिरस्य (śirasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative शिरः (śiraḥ) शिरौ (śirau) शिराः (śirāḥ)
Vocative शिर (śira) शिरौ (śirau) शिराः (śirāḥ)
Accusative शिरम् (śiram) शिरौ (śirau) शिरान् (śirān)
Instrumental शिरेन (śirena) शिराभ्याम् (śirābhyām) शिरैः (śiraiḥ)
Dative शिराय (śirāya) शिराभ्याम् (śirābhyām) शिरेभ्यः (śirebhyaḥ)
Ablative शिरात् (śirāt) शिराभ्याम् (śirābhyām) शिरेभ्यः (śirebhyaḥ)
Genitive शिरस्य (śirasya) शिरयोः (śirayoḥ) शिरानाम् (śirānām)
Locative शिरे (śire) शिरयोः (śirayoḥ) शिरेषु (śireṣu)

References[edit]

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