Names of Shapes in Sanskrit

Learn names of Shapes in Sanskrit along with their translation in English and Hindi.

Names of Shapes is called आकाराणां नामानि (ākārāṇāṃ nāmāni) in Sanskrit

The names of these shapes can be applied as adjectives by adding the word - ‘आकारः’, because of which the meaning becomes ‘___-shaped’, and the word can be used in all three grammatical genders.

Names of Shapes in Sanskrit

Shapes name in Sanskrit, English and Hindi

Learners interested in knowing how to create or write Sanskrit sentences with names of shapes can browse the section listed below the table.

English

Sanskrit

Hindi

Triangle

त्रिकोणः

त्रिकोण

Quadrilateral

चतुष्कोणः

चतुष्कोण

Square

समचतुष्कोणः

वर्ग

Rectangle

आयतम्

आयत

Trapezium

विषमचतुष्कोणः

समलम्ब

Parallelogram

दीर्घचतुष्कोणः

समांतर चतुष्कोण

Pentagon

पञ्चकोणः

पंचकोण

Hexagon

षट्कोणः

षटकोण

Heptagon

सप्तकोणः

सप्तकोण

Octagon

अष्टकोणः

अष्टकोण

Nonagon

नवकोणः

नवकोण

Decagon

दशकोणः

दशकोण

Line

रेखा

रेखा

Circle

वर्तुलम्

गोलाकार

Cone

शङ्कुः

शंकु

Crescent

अर्धचन्द्राकारः

अर्धचंद्राकार

Cylinder

दण्डगोलः

सिलेंडर

Oval

अण्डाकारः

अण्डाकार

Sanskrit sentences with names of Shapes

Triangle - त्रिकोणः

In Sanskrit, Triangle is known as त्रिकोणः (trikoṇaḥ) and त्रिकोण in Hindi.

The word त्रिकोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – गणितविषये त्रिकोणः एकः मुख्यः आकारः अस्ति। (gaṇitaviṣaye trikoṇaḥ ekaḥ mukhyaḥ ākāraḥ asti।), which means ‘The triangle is one of the main shapes in mathematics.‘ in English and ‘त्रिकोण गणित में मुख्य आकारों में से एक है।’ in Hindi.

Quadrilateral - चतुष्कोणः

In Sanskrit, Quadrilateral is known as चतुष्कोणः (catuṣkoṇaḥ) and चतुष्कोण in Hindi.

The word चतुष्कोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – यस्य आकारस्य चत्वारः कोणाः सन्ति, सः चतुष्कोणः अस्ति। (yasya ākārasya catvāraḥ koṇāḥ santi, saḥ catuṣkoṇaḥ asti।), which means ‘The shape which has four angles or corners is called a quadrilateral‘ in English and ‘जिस आकार के चार कोण या कोने हों उसे चतुष्कोण कहते हैं।’ in Hindi.

Square - समचतुष्कोणः

In Sanskrit, Square is known as समचतुष्कोणः (samacatuṣkoṇaḥ) and वर्ग in Hindi.

The word समचतुष्कोणः  can be applied in a sentence as follows – चित्रं समचतुष्कोणाकारम् अस्ति। (citraṃ samacatuṣkoṇākāram asti।), which means ‘The picture is square in shape‘ in English and ‘चित्र वर्गाकार है।’ in Hindi.

Rectangle - आयतम्

In Sanskrit, Rectangle is known as आयतम् (āyatam) and आयत in Hindi.

The word आयतम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – पुस्तकम् आयताकारम् अस्ति।(pustakam āyatākāram asti।), which means ‘The book is rectangular in shape‘ in English and ‘पुस्तक आयताकार है।’ in Hindi.

Trapezium - विषमचतुष्कोणः

In Sanskrit, Trapezium is known as विषमचतुष्कोणः (viṣamacatuṣkoṇaḥ) and समलम्ब in Hindi.

The word विषमचतुष्कोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – पेटिका विषमचतुष्कोणाकारा अस्ति। (peṭikā viṣamacatuṣkoṇākārā asti।), which means ‘The box is trapezium-shaped.‘ in English and ‘पेटी समलम्ब आकार की है।’ in Hindi.

Parallelogram - दीर्घचतुष्कोणः

In Sanskrit, Parallelogram is known as दीर्घचतुष्कोणः (dīrghacatuṣkoṇaḥ) and समांतर चतुष्कोण in Hindi.

The word दीर्घचतुष्कोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – चित्रे दीर्घचतुष्कोणः अस्ति।  (citre dīrghacatuṣkoṇaḥ asti।), which means ‘There is a parallelogram in the picture.‘ in English and ‘चित्र में एक समांतर चतुष्कोण है।’ in Hindi.

Pentagon - पञ्चकोणः

In Sanskrit, Pentagon is known as पञ्चकोणः (pañcakoṇaḥ) and पंचकोण in Hindi.

The word पञ्चकोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – मञ्जूषा पञ्चकोणाकारा अस्ति। (mañjūṣā pañcakoṇākārā asti।), which means ‘The box is pentagonal in shape‘ in English and ‘डिब्बा आकार में पंचकोणीय है।’ in Hindi.

Hexagon - षट्कोणः

In Sanskrit, Hexagon is known as षट्कोणः (ṣaṭkoṇaḥ) and षटकोण in Hindi.

The word षट्कोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – मधुकोषः षट्कोणाकारः अस्ति। (madhukoṣaḥ ṣaṭkoṇākāraḥ asti।), which means ‘The beehive is hexagonal in shape‘ in English and ‘मधुमक्खी का छत्ता षटकोण के आकार का है।’ in Hindi.

Heptagon - सप्तकोणः

In Sanskrit, Heptagon is known as सप्तकोणः (saptakoṇaḥ) and सप्तकोण in Hindi.

The word सप्तकोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – सप्तकोणस्य सप्त कोणाः वर्तन्ते। (saptakoṇasya sapta koṇāḥ vartante।), which means ‘A heptagon has seven angles/corners‘ in English and ‘सप्तकोण के सात कोण/कोने होते हैं।’ in Hindi.

Octagon - अष्टकोणः

In Sanskrit, Octagon is known as अष्टकोणः (aṣṭakoṇaḥ) and अष्टकोण in Hindi.

The word अष्टकोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – घटी अष्टकोणाकारा अस्ति। (ghaṭī aṣṭakoṇākārā asti।), which means ‘The clock is octagonal in shape‘ in English and ‘घड़ी अष्टकोण के आकार की है।’ in Hindi.

Nonagon - नवकोणः

In Sanskrit, Nonagon is known as नवकोणः (navakoṇaḥ) and नवकोण in Hindi.

The word नवकोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – मुद्रा नवकोणाकारा अस्ति। (mudrā navakoṇākārā asti।), which means ‘The coin is nonagon-shaped‘ in English and ‘सिक्का नवकोण के आकार का है।’ in Hindi.

Decagon - दशकोणः

In Sanskrit, Decagon is known as दशकोणः (daśakoṇaḥ) and दशकोण in Hindi.

The word दशकोणः can be applied in a sentence as follows – उत्पीठिका दशकोणाकारा अस्ति। (utpīṭhikā daśakoṇākārā asti।), which means ‘The table is decagon-shaped‘ in English and ‘मेज़ दशकोण के आकार की है।’ in Hindi.

Line - रेखा

In Sanskrit, Line is known as रेखा (rekhā) and रेखा in Hindi.

The word रेखा can be applied in a sentence as follows – रेखा कृष्णवर्णा अस्ति। (rekhā kṛṣṇavarṇā asti।), which means ‘The line is black in colour‘ in English and ‘रेखा काले रंग की है।’ in Hindi.

Circle - वर्तुलम्

In Sanskrit, Circle is known as वर्तुलम् (vartulam) and गोलाकार in Hindi.

The word वर्तुलम् can be applied in a sentence as follows – कङ्कणं वर्तुलाकारम् अस्ति। (kaṅkaṇaṃ vartulākāram asti।), which means ‘The bangle is circular in shape‘ in English and ‘चूड़ी गोलाकार है।’ in Hindi.

Cone - शङ्कुः

In Sanskrit, Cone is known as शङ्कुः (vartulam) and शंकु in Hindi.

The word शङ्कुः can be applied in a sentence as follows – रामः शङ्क्वाकारस्य (शङ्कु-आकारस्य) पयोहिमं खादति। (rāmaḥ śaṅkvākārasya (śaṅku-ākārasya) payohimaṃ khādati।), which means ‘Ram is eating cone-shaped ice cream‘ in English and ‘राम शंकु के आकार की आइसक्रीम खा रहा है।’ in Hindi.

Crescent - अर्धचन्द्राकारः

In Sanskrit, Crescent is known as अर्धचन्द्राकारः (ardhacandrākāraḥ) and अर्धचंद्राकार in Hindi.

The word अर्धचन्द्राकारः can be applied in a sentence as follows – अद्य चन्द्रः अर्धचन्द्राकारः अस्ति। (adya candraḥ ardhacandrākāraḥ asti।), which means ‘Tonight, the Moon is crescent-shaped‘ in English and ‘आज रात चंद्र अर्धचंद्राकार है।’ in Hindi.

Cylinder - दण्डगोलः

In Sanskrit, Cylinder is known as दण्डगोलः (daṇḍagolaḥ) and सिलेंडर  in Hindi.

The word दण्डगोलः can be applied in a sentence as follows – जलस्य कूपी दण्डगोलाकारा अस्ति। (jalasya kūpī daṇḍagolākārā asti।), which means ‘The water bottle is cylindrical in shape‘ in English and ‘बोतल सिलेंडर के आकार की है।’ in Hindi.

Oval - अण्डाकारः

In Sanskrit, Oval is known as अण्डाकारः (aṇḍākāraḥ) and अण्डाकार in Hindi.

The word अण्डाकारः can be applied in a sentence as follows – उद्यानम् अण्डाकारम् अस्ति। (udyānam aṇḍākāram asti।), which means ‘The garden is oval in shape‘ in English and ‘बगीचा अण्डाकार है।’ in Hindi.

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