नव

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sanskrit नव ‎(nava).

AdjectiveEdit

नव ‎(nav)

  1. (in compounds) new, recent, modern
  2. (in compounds) nine

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SanskritEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀 ‎(nauua), Persian نو ‎(nou)), from Proto-Indo-European *néwos. Other cognates include Ancient Greek νέος ‎(néos), Latin novus, Tocharian B ñuwe, Old Church Slavonic новъ ‎(novŭ), and Old English nīwe (English new).

AdjectiveEdit

नव ‎(náva)

  1. new, fresh, recent, young, modern
  2. often in compounds with a substantive
    नवान्न ‎(navā-nna) — new rice or grain; first-fruits
  3. or with a past participle in the sense of "newly, just, lately"
    नवोदित ‎(navo-dita) — newly risen (sun)
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NounEdit

नव ‎(návam

  1. young monk, novice
  2. crow
  3. a red-flowered पुनर्नवा ‎(punar-navā)
  4. name of a son of उशीनर ‎(uśīnara) and नवा ‎(navā)
  5. name of a son of विलोमन् ‎(viloman)
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NounEdit

नव ‎(návan

  1. new grain
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Etymology 2Edit

From the root to praise, commend ‎(√nu).

NounEdit

नव ‎(navam

  1. praise, celebration
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Etymology 3Edit

From the root to sound loudly, roar, thunder ‎(√nu).

NounEdit

नव ‎(navam

  1. sneezing
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Etymology 4Edit

See नवन् ‎(navan, nine).

NumeralEdit

नव ‎(náva)

  1. (cardinal) in त्रिणव ‎(tri-ṇava) and in compounds: nine

Derived termsEdit

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, pages 0530, 0531
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