Sanskrit edit

Sanskrit numbers (edit)
90
[a], [b] ←  8
9
10  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal: नव (nava), नवन् (navan)
    Ordinal: नवम (navama)

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Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hnáwa, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnáwa, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥. Cognate with Avestan𐬥𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀(nauua), Persianنه(noh), Pashtoنه(), Northern Kurdish neh, Latin novem, Ancient Greek ἐννέα (ennéa), Old English niġon (whence English nine).

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नवन् (návan)

  1. nine

Usage notes edit

Forms with alternative accentuation occur only in the Classical period.

Declension edit

Declension of नवन्
Nom. sg.
Gen. sg.
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative नव (nava)
Vocative
Accusative नव (nava)
Instrumental नवभिः (navabhiḥ)
Dative नवभ्यः (navabhyaḥ)
Ablative नवभ्यः (navabhyaḥ)
Genitive नवानाम् (navānām)
Locative नवसु (navasu)

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