नवन्

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, 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

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
Read in another language