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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥. Cognates include Hindi नौ (nau), Avestan [script needed] (nava), Persian نه (noh), Pashto نه (), Kurdish neh, Latin novem, Ancient Greek ἐννέα (ennéa) and Old English niġon (English nine).

NumeralEdit

नवन् (návan)

  1. nine

DeclensionEdit

Declension of नवन्
Nom. sg. - (-)
Gen. sg. - (-)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative - (-) - (-) [[नव (náva)#Sanskrit|नव (náva)]] (nava (náva))
Vocative - (-) - (-) - (-)
Accusative - (-) - (-) [[नव (náva)#Sanskrit|नव (náva)]] (nava (náva))
Instrumental - (-) - (-) [[नवभिः (navábhiḥ, navabhíḥ)#Sanskrit|नवभिः (navábhiḥ, navabhíḥ)]] (navabhiḥ (navábhiḥ, navabhíḥ))
Dative - (-) - (-) [[नवभ्यः (navábhyaḥ, navabhyáḥ)#Sanskrit|नवभ्यः (navábhyaḥ, navabhyáḥ)]] (navabhyaḥ (navábhyaḥ, navabhyáḥ))
Ablative - (-) - (-) [[नवभ्यः (navábhyaḥ, navabhyáḥ)#Sanskrit|नवभ्यः (navábhyaḥ, navabhyáḥ)]] (navabhyaḥ (navábhyaḥ, navabhyáḥ))
Genitive - (-) - (-) [[नवानाम् (navā́nām, navānā́m)#Sanskrit|नवानाम् (navā́nām, navānā́m)]] (navānām (navā́nām, navānā́m))
Locative - (-) - (-) [[नवसु (navásu, navasú)#Sanskrit|नवसु (navásu, navasú)]] (navasu (navásu, navasú))

Usage notesEdit

Forms with alternative accentuation occur only in the Classical period.

DescendantsEdit

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 0531