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मन

HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit मनस् (manas), from Proto-Indo-European *ménos (mind), from *men- (to think). Cognates include Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬥𐬋 (manō), Ancient Greek μένος (ménos) and English mind. Compare with Bengali মন (môn), Gujarati મન (man), Malayalam മാനസം (mānasam), Marathi मानस (mānas), and Telugu మనసు (manasu).

NounEdit

मन (manmUrdu spelling من

  1. mind, intellect
    यह विचार मेरे मन में नहीं आया था।
    This thought never crossed my mind.
  2. (fig.) heart
    मन में एक ललक है।
    There is a longing in my heart.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Sanskrit मानः (mānaḥ), from Sanskrit verb root मा (ma-), "to measure".

NounEdit

मन (manm

  1. maund (unit of mass)

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, R.S, ed. The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, Oxford University Press. 1993