साहित्य

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit साहित्य (sāhitya).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /sɑː.ɦɪt̪.jᵊ/, [s̪äː.ɦɪt̪.jᵊ]

Noun[edit]

साहित्य (sāhityam (Urdu spelling ساہتیہ‎)

  1. literature; a piece of literature
  2. (literally) combination, coming together

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vrddhi derivative of सहित (sahita) with a -य (-ya) extension.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

साहित्य (sāhityam

  1. association, connection, society, combination, union with (instrumental or compound)
    साहित्येन (sāhityena)in combination with, together with
  2. agreement, harmony
  3. literary or rhetorical composition, rhetoric, poetry

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of साहित्य (sāhitya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साहित्यः
sāhityaḥ
साहित्यौ
sāhityau
साहित्याः / साहित्यासः¹
sāhityāḥ / sāhityāsaḥ¹
Vocative साहित्य
sāhitya
साहित्यौ
sāhityau
साहित्याः / साहित्यासः¹
sāhityāḥ / sāhityāsaḥ¹
Accusative साहित्यम्
sāhityam
साहित्यौ
sāhityau
साहित्यान्
sāhityān
Instrumental साहित्येन
sāhityena
साहित्याभ्याम्
sāhityābhyām
साहित्यैः / साहित्येभिः¹
sāhityaiḥ / sāhityebhiḥ¹
Dative साहित्याय
sāhityāya
साहित्याभ्याम्
sāhityābhyām
साहित्येभ्यः
sāhityebhyaḥ
Ablative साहित्यात्
sāhityāt
साहित्याभ्याम्
sāhityābhyām
साहित्येभ्यः
sāhityebhyaḥ
Genitive साहित्यस्य
sāhityasya
साहित्ययोः
sāhityayoḥ
साहित्यानाम्
sāhityānām
Locative साहित्ये
sāhitye
साहित्ययोः
sāhityayoḥ
साहित्येषु
sāhityeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

  • Telugu: సాహిత్యము (sāhityamu)

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