सूत्र

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit सूत्र (sūtra). Doublet of सूत (sūt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सूत्र (sūtram

  1. thread, yarn, string
  2. a source, reference; text
  3. (Hinduism) sutra: a rule
  4. (mathematics) formula
    प्रारंभिक सूत्रprārambhik sūtrabasic formulae
  5. (chemistry) formula
    Synonym: रसायनिक सूत्र (rasāyanik sūtra)

Declension[edit]

Declension of सूत्र
Singular Plural
Direct सूत्र (sūtra) सूत्र (sūtra)
Oblique सूत्र (sūtra) सूत्रों (sūtrõ)
Vocative सूत्र (sūtra) सूत्रो (sūtro)

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *súHtram, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *súHtram, from Proto-Indo-European *súh₁trom, from *syuh₁- (to sew). Synchronically derivable from the root सिव् (siv, to sew), and connected with सूचि (sūci) and सूना (sūnā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

सूत्र (sū́tran

  1. thread, yarn, string, line, cord, wire
  2. a measuring line
    सूत्रपात (sū́tra-pāta)applying the measuring line
  3. the sacred thread or cord worn by the first three classes (compare यज्ञोपवीत (yajño-pavīta))
  4. a girdle
  5. a fibre
  6. a line, stroke
  7. a sketch, plan
  8. that which like a thread runs through or holds together everything, rule, direction
  9. a short sentence or aphoristic rule, and any work or manual consisting of strings of such rules; hanging together like threads; or, alternatively, written on palm leaves which are strung together sutra
  10. a kind of tree

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem declension of सूत्र (sū́tra)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative सूत्रम्
sū́tram
सूत्रे
sū́tre
सूत्राणि / सूत्रा¹
sū́trāṇi / sū́trā¹
Vocative सूत्र
sū́tra
सूत्रे
sū́tre
सूत्राणि / सूत्रा¹
sū́trāṇi / sū́trā¹
Accusative सूत्रम्
sū́tram
सूत्रे
sū́tre
सूत्राणि / सूत्रा¹
sū́trāṇi / sū́trā¹
Instrumental सूत्रेण
sū́treṇa
सूत्राभ्याम्
sū́trābhyām
सूत्रैः / सूत्रेभिः¹
sū́traiḥ / sū́trebhiḥ¹
Dative सूत्राय
sū́trāya
सूत्राभ्याम्
sū́trābhyām
सूत्रेभ्यः
sū́trebhyaḥ
Ablative सूत्रात्
sū́trāt
सूत्राभ्याम्
sū́trābhyām
सूत्रेभ्यः
sū́trebhyaḥ
Genitive सूत्रस्य
sū́trasya
सूत्रयोः
sū́trayoḥ
सूत्राणाम्
sū́trāṇām
Locative सूत्रे
sū́tre
सूत्रयोः
sū́trayoḥ
सूत्रेषु
sū́treṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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