शिरस्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *śŕ̥Has, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ćŕ̥Has, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱŕ̥h₂-os, from *ḱerh₂- (head); see there for more. Related to Vedic Sanskrit शीर्षन् (śīrṣán). Cognate with Avestan 𐬯𐬁𐬭𐬀(sāra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

शिरस् (śírasn

  1. head, skull
  2. the upper end or highest part of anything, top, peak, summit, pinnacle, acme
  3. the forepart or van (of an army)
  4. the beginning (of a verse)
  5. the head, leader, chief, foremost, first (of a class)

Declension[edit]

Neuter as-stem declension of शिरस् (śíras)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative शिरः
śíraḥ
शिरसी
śírasī
शिरांसि
śírāṃsi
Vocative शिरः
śíraḥ
शिरसी
śírasī
शिरांसि
śírāṃsi
Accusative शिरः
śíraḥ
शिरसी
śírasī
शिरांसि
śírāṃsi
Instrumental शिरसा
śírasā
शिरोभ्याम्
śírobhyām
शिरोभिः
śírobhiḥ
Dative शिरसे
śírase
शिरोभ्याम्
śírobhyām
शिरोभ्यः
śírobhyaḥ
Ablative शिरसः
śírasaḥ
शिरोभ्याम्
śírobhyām
शिरोभ्यः
śírobhyaḥ
Genitive शिरसः
śírasaḥ
शिरसोः
śírasoḥ
शिरसाम्
śírasām
Locative शिरसि
śírasi
शिरसोः
śírasoḥ
शिरःसु
śíraḥsu

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