Konkani edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Maharastri Prakrit 𑀡𑀢𑁆𑀢𑀼𑀅 (ṇattua) (with Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀓- (-ka-)), from Sanskrit नप्तृ (náptṛ)[1] (compare नपात् (nápāt)), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *náptā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *náptā (see *nápāts), from Proto-Indo-European *népōts (grandson). Cognate with Marathi नातू (nātū), Hindi नाती (nātī), Bengali নাতি (nati), Assamese নাতি (nati).

Noun edit

नाथु (nāthu) (Latin script nathu, Kannada script ನಾಥು)

  1. grandson

References edit

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