जानु

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬲𐬥𐬎𐬨 (žnum), Persian زانو (zânu)), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu (knee) (compare Old Armenian ծունգք (cungkʿ), Ancient Greek γόνυ (gonu), Latin genu, Old English cnēo (English knee)).

NounEdit

जानु (jānun

  1. (anatomy) knee
  2. (as a measure of length) 32

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 418
Last modified on 22 January 2014, at 12:14