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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

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
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