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]

Etymology[edit]

From सहित (sahita)

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
Nom. sg. साहित्यः (sāhityaḥ)
Gen. sg. साहित्यस्य (sāhityasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative साहित्यः (sāhityaḥ) साहित्यौ (sāhityau) साहित्याः (sāhityāḥ)
Vocative साहित्य (sāhitya) साहित्यौ (sāhityau) साहित्याः (sāhityāḥ)
Accusative साहित्यम् (sāhityam) साहित्यौ (sāhityau) साहित्यान् (sāhityān)
Instrumental साहित्येन (sāhityena) साहित्याभ्याम् (sāhityābhyām) साहित्यैः (sāhityaiḥ)
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)

Descendants[edit]

  • Telugu: సాహిత్యము (sāhityamu)

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