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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