See also: जान

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NepaliEdit

VerbEdit

जानु ‎(jānu)

  1. to go, to leave

ConjugationEdit


SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (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)).

NounEdit

जानु ‎(jānun

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

DeclensionEdit

Neuter u-stem declension of जानु
Nom. sg. जानु ‎(jānu)
Gen. sg. जानुनः ‎(jānunaḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative जानु ‎(jānu) जानुनी ‎(jānunī) जानूनि ‎(jānūni)
Vocative जानु ‎(jānu) जानुनी ‎(jānunī) जानूनि ‎(jānūni)
Accusative जानु ‎(jānu) जानुनी ‎(jānunī) जानूनि ‎(jānūni)
Instrumental जानुना ‎(jānunā) जानुभ्याम् ‎(jānubhyām) जानुभिः ‎(jānubhiḥ)
Dative जानुने ‎(jānune) जानुभ्याम् ‎(jānubhyām) जानुभ्यः ‎(jānubhyaḥ)
Ablative जानुनः ‎(jānunaḥ) जानुभ्याम् ‎(jānubhyām) जानुभ्यः ‎(jānubhyaḥ)
Genitive जानुनः ‎(jānunaḥ) जानुनोः ‎(jānunoḥ) जानूनाम् ‎(jānūnām)
Locative जानुनि ‎(jānuni) जानुनोः ‎(jānunoḥ) जानुषु ‎(jānuṣu)

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 418
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