साधन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit साधन (sādhana).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /sɑː.d̪ʱən/, [s̪äː.d̪ʱə̃n̪]

Noun[edit]

साधन (sādhanm

  1. means
    उत्पादन के साधनutpādan ke sādhanmeans of production
  2. medium; method
  3. resources

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root साध् (sādh) +‎ -अन (-ana).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

साधन (sā́dhana)

  1. leading straight to a goal, guiding well, furthering
  2. effective, efficient, productive of (compound)
  3. procuring
  4. conjuring up (a spirit)
  5. denoting, designating, expressive of (compound)

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of साधन (sādhana)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साधनः
sādhanaḥ
साधनौ
sādhanau
साधनाः / साधनासः¹
sādhanāḥ / sādhanāsaḥ¹
Vocative साधन
sādhana
साधनौ
sādhanau
साधनाः / साधनासः¹
sādhanāḥ / sādhanāsaḥ¹
Accusative साधनम्
sādhanam
साधनौ
sādhanau
साधनान्
sādhanān
Instrumental साधनेन
sādhanena
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनैः / साधनेभिः¹
sādhanaiḥ / sādhanebhiḥ¹
Dative साधनाय
sādhanāya
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Ablative साधनात्
sādhanāt
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Genitive साधनस्य
sādhanasya
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनानाम्
sādhanānām
Locative साधने
sādhane
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनेषु
sādhaneṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
Feminine ā-stem declension of साधना (sādhanā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साधना
sādhanā
साधने
sādhane
साधनाः
sādhanāḥ
Vocative साधने
sādhane
साधने
sādhane
साधनाः
sādhanāḥ
Accusative साधनाम्
sādhanām
साधने
sādhane
साधनाः
sādhanāḥ
Instrumental साधनया / साधना¹
sādhanayā / sādhanā¹
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनाभिः
sādhanābhiḥ
Dative साधनायै
sādhanāyai
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनाभ्यः
sādhanābhyaḥ
Ablative साधनायाः
sādhanāyāḥ
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनाभ्यः
sādhanābhyaḥ
Genitive साधनायाः
sādhanāyāḥ
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनानाम्
sādhanānām
Locative साधनायाम्
sādhanāyām
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनासु
sādhanāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
Neuter a-stem declension of साधन (sādhana)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साधनम्
sādhanam
साधने
sādhane
साधनानि / साधना¹
sādhanāni / sādhanā¹
Vocative साधन
sādhana
साधने
sādhane
साधनानि / साधना¹
sādhanāni / sādhanā¹
Accusative साधनम्
sādhanam
साधने
sādhane
साधनानि / साधना¹
sādhanāni / sādhanā¹
Instrumental साधनेन
sādhanena
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनैः / साधनेभिः¹
sādhanaiḥ / sādhanebhiḥ¹
Dative साधनाय
sādhanāya
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Ablative साधनात्
sādhanāt
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Genitive साधनस्य
sādhanasya
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनानाम्
sādhanānām
Locative साधने
sādhane
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनेषु
sādhaneṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic


Masculine a-stem declension of साधन (sādhana)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साधनः
sādhanaḥ
साधनौ
sādhanau
साधनाः / साधनासः¹
sādhanāḥ / sādhanāsaḥ¹
Vocative साधन
sādhana
साधनौ
sādhanau
साधनाः / साधनासः¹
sādhanāḥ / sādhanāsaḥ¹
Accusative साधनम्
sādhanam
साधनौ
sādhanau
साधनान्
sādhanān
Instrumental साधनेन
sādhanena
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनैः / साधनेभिः¹
sādhanaiḥ / sādhanebhiḥ¹
Dative साधनाय
sādhanāya
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Ablative साधनात्
sādhanāt
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Genitive साधनस्य
sādhanasya
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनानाम्
sādhanānām
Locative साधने
sādhane
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनेषु
sādhaneṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
Feminine ī-stem declension of साधनी (sādhanī)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साधनी
sādhanī
साधन्यौ / साधनी¹
sādhanyau / sādhanī¹
साधन्यः / साधनीः¹
sādhanyaḥ / sādhanīḥ¹
Vocative साधनि
sādhani
साधन्यौ / साधनी¹
sādhanyau / sādhanī¹
साधन्यः / साधनीः¹
sādhanyaḥ / sādhanīḥ¹
Accusative साधनीम्
sādhanīm
साधन्यौ / साधनी¹
sādhanyau / sādhanī¹
साधनीः
sādhanīḥ
Instrumental साधन्या
sādhanyā
साधनीभ्याम्
sādhanībhyām
साधनीभिः
sādhanībhiḥ
Dative साधन्यै
sādhanyai
साधनीभ्याम्
sādhanībhyām
साधनीभ्यः
sādhanībhyaḥ
Ablative साधन्याः
sādhanyāḥ
साधनीभ्याम्
sādhanībhyām
साधनीभ्यः
sādhanībhyaḥ
Genitive साधन्याः
sādhanyāḥ
साधन्योः
sādhanyoḥ
साधनीनाम्
sādhanīnām
Locative साधन्याम्
sādhanyām
साधन्योः
sādhanyoḥ
साधनीषु
sādhanīṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
Neuter a-stem declension of साधन (sādhana)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साधनम्
sādhanam
साधने
sādhane
साधनानि / साधना¹
sādhanāni / sādhanā¹
Vocative साधन
sādhana
साधने
sādhane
साधनानि / साधना¹
sādhanāni / sādhanā¹
Accusative साधनम्
sādhanam
साधने
sādhane
साधनानि / साधना¹
sādhanāni / sādhanā¹
Instrumental साधनेन
sādhanena
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनैः / साधनेभिः¹
sādhanaiḥ / sādhanebhiḥ¹
Dative साधनाय
sādhanāya
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Ablative साधनात्
sādhanāt
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Genitive साधनस्य
sādhanasya
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनानाम्
sādhanānām
Locative साधने
sādhane
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनेषु
sādhaneṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Noun[edit]

साधन (sā́dhanam

  1. name of the author of RV. x, 157 (having the patronymics भौवन (bhauvana))
  2. propitiation, worship, adoration

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of साधन (sādhana)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साधनः
sādhanaḥ
साधनौ
sādhanau
साधनाः / साधनासः¹
sādhanāḥ / sādhanāsaḥ¹
Vocative साधन
sādhana
साधनौ
sādhanau
साधनाः / साधनासः¹
sādhanāḥ / sādhanāsaḥ¹
Accusative साधनम्
sādhanam
साधनौ
sādhanau
साधनान्
sādhanān
Instrumental साधनेन
sādhanena
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनैः / साधनेभिः¹
sādhanaiḥ / sādhanebhiḥ¹
Dative साधनाय
sādhanāya
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Ablative साधनात्
sādhanāt
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Genitive साधनस्य
sādhanasya
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनानाम्
sādhanānām
Locative साधने
sādhane
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनेषु
sādhaneṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Noun[edit]

साधन (sā́dhanan

  1. the act of mastering, overpowering, subduing
  2. subduing by charms, conjuring up, summoning (spirits etc.)
  3. subduing a disease, healing, cure
  4. enforcing payment or recovery (of a debt)
  5. bringing about, carrying out, accomplishment, fulfilment, completion, perfection
  6. establishment of a truth, proof, argument, demonstration
  7. reason or premiss (in a syllogism, leading to a conclusion)
  8. any means of effecting or accomplishing, any agent or instrument or implement or utensil or apparatus, an expedient, requisite for (genitive or compound)
  9. a means of summoning or conjuring up a spirit (or deity)
  10. means or materials of warfare, military forces army or portion of an army (sg and pl)
  11. conflict, battle
  12. means of correcting or punishing (as "a stick", "rod" etc.)
  13. means of enjoyment, goods, commodities etc.
  14. efficient cause or source (in general)
  15. organ of generation (male or female)
  16. (grammar) the sense of the instrumental or agent (as expressed by the case of a noun, as opposed to the action itself)
  17. preparing, making ready, preparation (of food, poison etc.)
  18. obtaining, procuring, gain, acquisition
  19. finding out by calculation, computation
  20. fruit, result
  21. the conjugational affix or suffix which is placed between the root and terminations (= वीहरण (vīharaṇa))
  22. in Lexicographers: matter, material, substance, ingredient, drug, medicine; good works, penance, self-mortification, attainment of beatitude; conciliation, propitiation, worship; killing, destroying; killing metals, depriving them by oxidation etc. of their metallic properties (especially said of mercury); burning on a funeral pile, obsequies; setting out, proceeding, going; going quickly; going after, following

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem declension of साधन (sādhana)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साधनम्
sādhanam
साधने
sādhane
साधनानि / साधना¹
sādhanāni / sādhanā¹
Vocative साधन
sādhana
साधने
sādhane
साधनानि / साधना¹
sādhanāni / sādhanā¹
Accusative साधनम्
sādhanam
साधने
sādhane
साधनानि / साधना¹
sādhanāni / sādhanā¹
Instrumental साधनेन
sādhanena
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनैः / साधनेभिः¹
sādhanaiḥ / sādhanebhiḥ¹
Dative साधनाय
sādhanāya
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Ablative साधनात्
sādhanāt
साधनाभ्याम्
sādhanābhyām
साधनेभ्यः
sādhanebhyaḥ
Genitive साधनस्य
sādhanasya
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनानाम्
sādhanānām
Locative साधने
sādhane
साधनयोः
sādhanayoḥ
साधनेषु
sādhaneṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

  • Pali: sādhana
  • Tamil: சாதனம் (cātaṉam)
  • Telugu: సాధనము (sādhanamu)

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