हिमालय

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit हिमालय (himā-laya).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɦɪˈmɑːləj], [ɦɪˈmɑːlɛ]

Noun[edit]

हिमालय (himālaym

  1. the Himalayas

Nepali[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

हिमालय (himālay), pronounced हिमालए (himālae) or हिमालय (himālaya)

  1. the Himalayas

Sanskrit[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From हिम (hima, snow, frost) and आलय (ālaya, house, dwelling)

Noun[edit]

हिमालय (himā-layam

  1. The Himalayas, the Central Asian mountain range.
  2. (mythology) Himalaya, the personified range, husband of Menaka and father of Parvati (wife of Shiva) and Gang (the personified Ganges).
  3. The white khadira (खदिर) tree

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of हिमालय
Nom. sg. हिमालयः (himālayaḥ)
Gen. sg. हिमालयस्य (himālayasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative हिमालयः (himālayaḥ) हिमालयौ (himālayau) हिमालयाः (himālayāḥ)
Vocative हिमालय (himālaya) हिमालयौ (himālayau) हिमालयाः (himālayāḥ)
Accusative हिमालयम् (himālayam) हिमालयौ (himālayau) हिमालयान् (himālayān)
Instrumental हिमालयेन (himālayena) हिमालयाभ्याम् (himālayābhyām) हिमालयैः (himālayaiḥ)
Dative हिमालयाय (himālayāya) हिमालयाभ्याम् (himālayābhyām) हिमालयेभ्यः (himālayebhyaḥ)
Ablative हिमालयात् (himālayāt) हिमालयाभ्याम् (himālayābhyām) हिमालयेभ्यः (himālayebhyaḥ)
Genitive हिमालयस्य (himālayasya) हिमालययोः (himālayayoḥ) हिमालयानाम् (himālayānām)
Locative हिमालये (himālaye) हिमालययोः (himālayayoḥ) हिमालयेषु (himālayeṣu)

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