Hindi edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Hindi नाती (nātī), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀡𑀢𑁆𑀢𑀺𑀕 (ṇattiga) (with Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀓- (-ka-)), from Sanskrit नप्तृक (naptṛka), from नप्तृ (naptṛ) +‎ -क (-ka). The first element is from Proto-Indo-Iranian *nápāts, from Proto-Indo-European *népōts. Cognate with Marathi नातू (nātū), Konkani नाथु (nāthu), Bengali নাতি (nati), Assamese নাতি (nati).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈn̪a(ː)t̪i(ː)]

Noun edit

नाती (nātīm (feminine नातिन, Urdu spellingناتی⁩)

  1. daughter's son, grandson

Declension edit

References edit

Nepali edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

नाती (nātīm

  1. Alternative form of नाति [nāti].

Declension edit

Declension of नाती
Singular Plural
nominative नाती [nät̪i] नातीहरू [nät̪iɦʌɾu]
accusative नातीलाई [nät̪iläi] नातीहरूलाई [nät̪iɦʌɾuläi]
instrumental/ergative नातीले [nät̪ile] नातीहरूले [nät̪iɦʌɾule]
dative नातीलाई [nät̪iläi] नातीहरूलाई [nät̪iɦʌɾuläi]
ablative नातीबाट [nät̪ibäʈʌ] नातीहरूबाट [nät̪iɦʌɾubäʈʌ]
genitive नातीको [nät̪iko] नातीहरूको [nät̪iɦʌɾuko]
locative नातीमा [nät̪imä] नातीहरूमा [nät̪iɦʌɾumä]
Notes:
  • -को (-ko) becomes:
    • -का (-kā) when followed by a plural noun.
    • -की (-kī) when followed by a feminine noun.

Further reading edit

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