श्रद्धा

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Hindi[edit]

Noun[edit]

श्रद्धा (śraddhāf

  1. faith, belief
  2. (Hinduism) shraddha

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *ĉraddʰáH, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱred dʰeh₁- (to place one's heart, to believe). Compare Latin crēdō.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɕɽɐd̪.d̪ʱɑ́ː/, [ɕɽɐd̪̚.d̪ʱɑ́ː]
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈɕɽɐd̪.d̪ʱɑː/, [ˈɕɽɐd̪̚.d̪ʱɑː]

Noun[edit]

श्रद्धा (śraddhā́f

  1. faith, trust
  2. confidence, loyalty
  3. desire

Descendants[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

श्रद्धा (śraddhā́f

  1. The personification of faith as a goddess

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of श्रद्धा
Nom. sg. श्रद्धा (śraddhā)
Gen. sg. श्रद्धायाः (śraddhāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative श्रद्धा (śraddhā) श्रद्धे (śraddhe) श्रद्धाः (śraddhāḥ)
Vocative श्रद्धे (śraddhe) श्रद्धे (śraddhe) श्रद्धाः (śraddhāḥ)
Accusative श्रद्धाम् (śraddhām) श्रद्धे (śraddhe) श्रद्धाः (śraddhāḥ)
Instrumental श्रद्धया (śraddhayā) श्रद्धाभ्याम् (śraddhābhyām) श्रद्धाभिः (śraddhābhiḥ)
Dative श्रद्धायै (śraddhāyai) श्रद्धाभ्याम् (śraddhābhyām) श्रद्धाभ्यः (śraddhābhyaḥ)
Ablative श्रद्धायाः (śraddhāyāḥ) श्रद्धाभ्याम् (śraddhābhyām) श्रद्धाभ्यः (śraddhābhyaḥ)
Genitive श्रद्धायाः (śraddhāyāḥ) श्रद्धयोः (śraddhayoḥ) श्रद्धानाम् (śraddhānām)
Locative श्रद्धायाम् (śraddhāyām) श्रद्धयोः (śraddhayoḥ) श्रद्धासु (śraddhāsu)

References[edit]

  • 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 1095/3