शुष्क

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit शुष्क (śuṣka). Doublet of सूखा (sūkhā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

शुष्क (śuṣk)

  1. dry, shrivelled; arid
    Synonym: सूखा (sūkhā)
  2. dull, uninteresting
    उसको जीवन शुष्क लगने लगा है।
    usko jīvan śuṣk lagne lagā hai.
    Life has become dull for him.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hsúṣkas, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hsúškas, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂sus-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɕúʂ.kɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈɕuʂ.kɐ/
  • Adjective[edit]

    शुष्क (śúṣka)

    1. dried, dried up, dry, arid, parched, shrivelled, emaciated, shrunk, withered, sere RV.
    2. useless, fruitless, groundless, vain, unprofitable, empty Mn. MBh.
    3. mere, simple

    Declension[edit]

    Masculine a-stem declension of शुष्क
    Nom. sg. शुष्कः (śuṣkaḥ)
    Gen. sg. शुष्कस्य (śuṣkasya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative शुष्कः (śuṣkaḥ) शुष्कौ (śuṣkau) शुष्काः (śuṣkāḥ)
    Vocative शुष्क (śuṣka) शुष्कौ (śuṣkau) शुष्काः (śuṣkāḥ)
    Accusative शुष्कम् (śuṣkam) शुष्कौ (śuṣkau) शुष्कान् (śuṣkān)
    Instrumental शुष्केन (śuṣkena) शुष्काभ्याम् (śuṣkābhyām) शुष्कैः (śuṣkaiḥ)
    Dative शुष्काय (śuṣkāya) शुष्काभ्याम् (śuṣkābhyām) शुष्केभ्यः (śuṣkebhyaḥ)
    Ablative शुष्कात् (śuṣkāt) शुष्काभ्याम् (śuṣkābhyām) शुष्केभ्यः (śuṣkebhyaḥ)
    Genitive शुष्कस्य (śuṣkasya) शुष्कयोः (śuṣkayoḥ) शुष्कानाम् (śuṣkānām)
    Locative शुष्के (śuṣke) शुष्कयोः (śuṣkayoḥ) शुष्केषु (śuṣkeṣu)
    Feminine ā-stem declension of शुष्क
    Nom. sg. शुष्का (śuṣkā)
    Gen. sg. शुष्कायाः (śuṣkāyāḥ)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative शुष्का (śuṣkā) शुष्के (śuṣke) शुष्काः (śuṣkāḥ)
    Vocative शुष्के (śuṣke) शुष्के (śuṣke) शुष्काः (śuṣkāḥ)
    Accusative शुष्काम् (śuṣkām) शुष्के (śuṣke) शुष्काः (śuṣkāḥ)
    Instrumental शुष्कया (śuṣkayā) शुष्काभ्याम् (śuṣkābhyām) शुष्काभिः (śuṣkābhiḥ)
    Dative शुष्कायै (śuṣkāyai) शुष्काभ्याम् (śuṣkābhyām) शुष्काभ्यः (śuṣkābhyaḥ)
    Ablative शुष्कायाः (śuṣkāyāḥ) शुष्काभ्याम् (śuṣkābhyām) शुष्काभ्यः (śuṣkābhyaḥ)
    Genitive शुष्कायाः (śuṣkāyāḥ) शुष्कयोः (śuṣkayoḥ) शुष्कानाम् (śuṣkānām)
    Locative शुष्कायाम् (śuṣkāyām) शुष्कयोः (śuṣkayoḥ) शुष्कासु (śuṣkāsu)
    Neuter a-stem declension of शुष्क
    Nom. sg. शुष्कम् (śuṣkam)
    Gen. sg. शुष्कस्य (śuṣkasya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative शुष्कम् (śuṣkam) शुष्के (śuṣke) शुष्कानि (śuṣkāni)
    Vocative शुष्क (śuṣka) शुष्के (śuṣke) शुष्कानि (śuṣkāni)
    Accusative शुष्कम् (śuṣkam) शुष्के (śuṣke) शुष्कानि (śuṣkāni)
    Instrumental शुष्केन (śuṣkena) शुष्काभ्याम् (śuṣkābhyām) शुष्कैः (śuṣkaiḥ)
    Dative शुष्काय (śuṣkāya) शुष्काभ्याम् (śuṣkābhyām) शुष्केभ्यः (śuṣkebhyaḥ)
    Ablative शुष्कात् (śuṣkāt) शुष्काभ्याम् (śuṣkābhyām) शुष्केभ्यः (śuṣkebhyaḥ)
    Genitive शुष्कस्य (śuṣkasya) शुष्कयोः (śuṣkayoḥ) शुष्कानाम् (śuṣkānām)
    Locative शुष्के (śuṣke) शुष्कयोः (śuṣkayoḥ) शुष्केषु (śuṣkeṣu)

    References[edit]

    • “शुष्क” in 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 1084