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NepaliEdit

VerbEdit

जानु (jānu)

  1. to go, to leave

ConjugationEdit


SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

जानु (jā́nun

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

DeclensionEdit

Neuter u-stem declension of जानु (jā́nu)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative जानु
jā́nu
जानुनी
jā́nunī
जानू / जानु / जानूनि¹
jā́nū / jā́nu / jā́nūni¹
Vocative जानु / जानो
jā́nu / jā́no
जानुनी
jā́nunī
जानू / जानु / जानूनि¹
jā́nū / jā́nu / jā́nūni¹
Accusative जानु
jā́nu
जानुनी
jā́nunī
जानू / जानु / जानूनि¹
jā́nū / jā́nu / jā́nūni¹
Instrumental जानुना / जान्वा²
jā́nunā / jā́nvā²
जानुभ्याम्
jā́nubhyām
जानुभिः
jā́nubhiḥ
Dative जानवे / जान्वे³
jā́nave / jā́nve³
जानुभ्याम्
jā́nubhyām
जानुभ्यः
jā́nubhyaḥ
Ablative जानोः / जानुनः¹ / जान्वः³
jā́noḥ / jā́nunaḥ¹ / jā́nvaḥ³
जानुभ्याम्
jā́nubhyām
जानुभ्यः
jā́nubhyaḥ
Genitive जानोः / जानुनः¹ / जान्वः³
jā́noḥ / jā́nunaḥ¹ / jā́nvaḥ³
जानुनोः
jā́nunoḥ
जानूनाम्
jā́nūnām
Locative जानुनि¹
jā́nuni¹
जानुनोः
jā́nunoḥ
जानुषु
jā́nuṣu
Notes
  • ¹Later Sanskrit
  • ²Vedic
  • ³Less common

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 418