HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit नर (nára).

NounEdit

नर (narm (Urdu spelling نر‎)

  1. man, male
DeclensionEdit
Declension of नर
Singular Plural
Direct नर (nar) नर (nar)
Oblique नर (nar) नरों (narõ)
Vocative नर (nar) नरो (naro)

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Persian نر(nar).

AdjectiveEdit

नर (nar) (Urdu spelling نر‎)

  1. male, masculine

ReferencesEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

नर m

  1. man

DeclensionEdit


SanskritEdit

Alternative scriptsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hnáras, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnáras, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἀνήρ (anḗr), Persian نر(nar), Old Armenian այր (ayr).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

नर (náram

  1. a human, a person
  2. a male person
  3. a husband
  4. a hero
  5. a man or piece at chess or draughts
  6. the pin or gnomon of a sun-dial
  7. the primeval Man or eternal Spirit pervading the universe

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of नर (nára)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative नरः
náraḥ
नरौ
nárau
नराः / नरासः¹
nárāḥ / nárāsaḥ¹
Vocative नर
nára
नरौ
nárau
नराः / नरासः¹
nárāḥ / nárāsaḥ¹
Accusative नरम्
náram
नरौ
nárau
नरान्
nárān
Instrumental नरेण
náreṇa
नराभ्याम्
nárābhyām
नरैः / नरेभिः¹
náraiḥ / nárebhiḥ¹
Dative नराय
nárāya
नराभ्याम्
nárābhyām
नरेभ्यः
nárebhyaḥ
Ablative नरात्
nárāt
नराभ्याम्
nárābhyām
नरेभ्यः
nárebhyaḥ
Genitive नरस्य
nárasya
नरयोः
nárayoḥ
नराणाम्
nárāṇām
Locative नरे
náre
नरयोः
nárayoḥ
नरेषु
náreṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

DescendantsEdit

  • Balinese: ᬦᬭ (nara)
  • Maharastri Prakrit: 𑀡𑀭 (ṇara)
  • Pali: nara
  • Hindi: नर (nar)
  • Indonesian: nara
  • Marathi: नर (nar)
  • Kannada: ನರ (nara)
  • Telugu: నరుడు (naruḍu)

ReferencesEdit

  • न॑र” in Carl Cappeller, A Sanskrit–English Dictionary: Based upon the St. Petersburg Lexicons, Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, 1891, →OCLC, page 262, column 1.
  • Arthur A. Macdonell, A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press, 1893, page 137
  • Monier Williams (1899), “नर”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page 528, column 3.
  • Horace Hayman Wilson, A dictionary in Sanscrit and English, 2nd ed., Calcutta: Education Press, Circular Road, 1832, page 455