मणि

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मणि (maṇí).

NounEdit

मणि (maṇimUrdu spelling منی

  1. jewel, gem

See alsoEdit


SanskritEdit

NounEdit

मणि (maṇím

  1. jewel, gem, pearl (also figuratively), any ornament or amulet, globule, crystal
  2. magnet, loadstone
  3. (anatomy) glans penis
  4. name of the jewel-lotus prayer
  5. (anatomy) clitoris
  6. the hump (of a camel)
  7. the dependent fleshy excrescences on a goat's neck
  8. thyroid cartilage (compare कण्ठमणि (kaṇṭha-maṇi))
  9. the wrist (= मणिबन्ध (maṇí-bandha))
  10. large water-jar
  11. name of a नाग (nāga)
  12. name of a companion of स्कन्द (skanda) (associated with सुमणि (su-maṇi))
  13. name of a sage
  14. name of a son of युयुधान (yuyudhāna)
  15. name of a king of the किंनर (kiṃnara)
  16. name of various works and a collection of magical formulas (also abridged for तत्त्वचिन्तामणि (tattva-cintāmaṇi) and सिद्धान्तशिरोमणि (siddhānta-śiromaṇi))

DeclensionEdit

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 0774
Last modified on 30 January 2014, at 02:06