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नवन्

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥. Cognates include Hindi नौ (nau), Avestan [script needed] (nava), Persian نه (noh), Pashto نه (), Kurdish neh, Latin novem, Ancient Greek ἐννέα (ennéa) and Old English niġon (English nine).

NumeralEdit

नवन् (návan)

  1. nine

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Forms with alternative accentuation occur only in the Classical period.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0531