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From Sanskrit संसार (saṃsāra).



संसार (sansārm (Urdu spelling سنسار)

  1. world
    यह संसार उस कारण-काण की सृष्टि है।yah sansār us kāraṇ-kāṇ kī sŕṣṭi hai.This world is a creation of the Great Creator.
    उसे संसार से वैराग्य हो गया।use sansār se vairāgya ho gayā.He became detached from the world.
    संसार में सुखी जीव थोड़े ही हैं।sansār mẽ sukhī jīv thoṛe hī hain.Few are really happy in this world.



  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “संसार”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “संसार”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.



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संसार (saṃ-sāram

  1. going or wandering through, undergoing transmigration; samsara
  2. course, passage, passing through a succession of states, circuit of mundane existence, transmigration, metempsychosis
  3. the world, secular life, worldly illusion
    आ संसारात्ā saṃsārātfrom the beginning of the world


Masculine a-stem declension of संसार
Nom. sg. संसारः (saṃsāraḥ)
Gen. sg. संसारस्य (saṃsārasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative संसारः (saṃsāraḥ) संसारौ (saṃsārau) संसाराः (saṃsārāḥ)
Vocative संसार (saṃsāra) संसारौ (saṃsārau) संसाराः (saṃsārāḥ)
Accusative संसारम् (saṃsāram) संसारौ (saṃsārau) संसारान् (saṃsārān)
Instrumental संसारेण (saṃsāreṇa) संसाराभ्याम् (saṃsārābhyām) संसारैः (saṃsāraiḥ)
Dative संसाराय (saṃsārāya) संसाराभ्याम् (saṃsārābhyām) संसारेभ्यः (saṃsārebhyaḥ)
Ablative संसारात् (saṃsārāt) संसाराभ्याम् (saṃsārābhyām) संसारेभ्यः (saṃsārebhyaḥ)
Genitive संसारस्य (saṃsārasya) संसारयोः (saṃsārayoḥ) संसाराणाम् (saṃsārāṇām)
Locative संसारे (saṃsāre) संसारयोः (saṃsārayoḥ) संसारेषु (saṃsāreṣu)



  • 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 1119