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NepaliEdit

VerbEdit

जानु (jānu)

  1. to go, to leave

ConjugationEdit


SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d͡ʑɑ́ː.n̪u/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʑɑː.n̪u/
  • 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