सिंह

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Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /sɪŋɡʱ/, [s̪ɪ̃ŋɡʱ]

Noun[edit]

सिंह (siṅhm (Urdu spelling سنہ‎)

  1. lion
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Leo
  3. (astrology) A Leo

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Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siŋɦʌ/, [sĩŋɦʌ]

Noun[edit]

सिंह (siṅha)

  1. lion
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Leo
  3. (astrology) A Leo

See also[edit]

Zodiac signs in Nepali · राशि (rāśi) (layout · text)
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मेष (meṣ) ♈︎ वृष (vr̥ṣ) ♉︎ मिथुन (mithun) ♊︎ कर्कट (karkaṭ) ♋︎
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सिंह (siṅha) ♌︎ कन्या (kanyā) ♍︎ तुला (tulā) ♎︎ वृश्चिक (vr̥ścik) ♏︎
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धनु (dhanu) ♐︎ मकर (makar) ♑︎ कुम्भ (kumbha) ♒︎ मीन (mīn) ♓︎

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *sinźʰás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sinȷ́ʰás, from dialectal Proto-Indo-European *sinǵʰo-, ultimately a borrowing from a Central Asian substrate language. Cognate with Old Armenian ինձ (inj).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सिंह (siṃhám

  1. the lion
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 5.83.4:
      रथीव कशयाश्वाँ अभिक्षिपन्नाविर्दूतान्कृणुते वर्ष्याँ अह ।
      दूरात्सिंहस्य स्तनथा उदीरते यत्पर्जन्यः कृणुते वर्ष्यं नभः ॥
      rathīva kaśayāśvām̐ abhikṣipannāvirdūtānkṛṇute varṣyām̐ aha .
      dūrātsiṃhasya stanathā udīrate yatparjanyaḥ kṛṇute varṣyaṃ nabhaḥ .
      Like a car-driver whipping on his horses, he makes the messengers of rain spring forward.
      The roaring of the lion resounds from far when Parjanya fills the sky with rain-cloud.
  2. (astrology) the zodiacal sign Leo or its lagna
  3. hero, eminent person
  4. a particular form of temple
  5. a particular place prepared for the building of a house
  6. a Moringa with red flowers
  7. (music) a kind of tune
  8. the symbol or emblem of the 24th arhat of the present avasarpini

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of सिंह (siṃhá)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative सिंहः
siṃháḥ
सिंहौ
siṃhaú
सिंहाः / सिंहासः¹
siṃhā́ḥ / siṃhā́saḥ¹
Vocative सिंह
síṃha
सिंहौ
síṃhau
सिंहाः / सिंहासः¹
síṃhāḥ / síṃhāsaḥ¹
Accusative सिंहम्
siṃhám
सिंहौ
siṃhaú
सिंहान्
siṃhā́n
Instrumental सिंहेन
siṃhéna
सिंहाभ्याम्
siṃhā́bhyām
सिंहैः / सिंहेभिः¹
siṃhaíḥ / siṃhébhiḥ¹
Dative सिंहाय
siṃhā́ya
सिंहाभ्याम्
siṃhā́bhyām
सिंहेभ्यः
siṃhébhyaḥ
Ablative सिंहात्
siṃhā́t
सिंहाभ्याम्
siṃhā́bhyām
सिंहेभ्यः
siṃhébhyaḥ
Genitive सिंहस्य
siṃhásya
सिंहयोः
siṃháyoḥ
सिंहानाम्
siṃhā́nām
Locative सिंहे
siṃhé
सिंहयोः
siṃháyoḥ
सिंहेषु
siṃhéṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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Proper noun[edit]

सिंह (siṃhám

  1. name of a son of Krishna
  2. name of a king of the Vidyadharas
  3. name of a king (the father of साहिदेव (sāhideva))
  4. name of the Venkata mountain
  5. (with आचार्य (ācārya)) name of an astronomer
  6. name of various other persons
  7. a particular mythical bird

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