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Etymology edit

Inherited from Sanskrit नप्तृ (náptṛ).[1]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

नाति (nātim

  1. grandson

Declension edit

Declension of नाति
Singular Plural
nominative नाति [nät̪i] नातिहरू [nät̪iɦʌɾu]
accusative नातिलाई [nät̪iläi] नातिहरूलाई [nät̪iɦʌɾuläi]
instrumental/ergative नातिले [nät̪ile] नातिहरूले [nät̪iɦʌɾule]
dative नातिलाई [nät̪iläi] नातिहरूलाई [nät̪iɦʌɾuläi]
ablative नातिबाट [nät̪ibäʈʌ] नातिहरूबाट [nät̪iɦʌɾubäʈʌ]
genitive नातिको [nät̪iko] नातिहरूको [nät̪iɦʌɾuko]
locative नातिमा [nät̪imä] नातिहरूमा [nät̪iɦʌɾumä]
Notes:
  • -को (-ko) becomes:
    • -का (-kā) when followed by a plural noun.
    • -की (-kī) when followed by a feminine noun.

References edit

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) “náptr̥”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Further reading edit

  • नाति”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (nepālī br̥hat śabdakoś)[1], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993) “नाति”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar