See also: निस् and नस

Pali edit

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Noun edit

नासा f

  1. Devanagari script form of nāsā (nose)

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Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *náHsaH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *náHsaH, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s- (nose). Cognate with Latin nāsus (nose), Russian нос (nos), Old English nosu (whence English nose).

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Noun edit

नासा (nā́sā) stemf

  1. nose
  2. proboscis (compare गजनासा (gaja-nāsā))
  3. a piece of wood projecting like a nose over a door (= नासादारु (nā́sā-dāru))
  4. a plant of species Justicia gendarussa (syn. Gendarussa vulgaris)

Declension edit

Feminine ā-stem declension of नासा (nā́sā)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative नासा
nā́sā
नासे
nā́se
नासाः
nā́sāḥ
Vocative नासे
nā́se
नासे
nā́se
नासाः
nā́sāḥ
Accusative नासाम्
nā́sām
नासे
nā́se
नासाः
nā́sāḥ
Instrumental नासया / नासा¹
nā́sayā / nā́sā¹
नासाभ्याम्
nā́sābhyām
नासाभिः
nā́sābhiḥ
Dative नासायै
nā́sāyai
नासाभ्याम्
nā́sābhyām
नासाभ्यः
nā́sābhyaḥ
Ablative नासायाः
nā́sāyāḥ
नासाभ्याम्
nā́sābhyām
नासाभ्यः
nā́sābhyaḥ
Genitive नासायाः
nā́sāyāḥ
नासयोः
nā́sayoḥ
नासानाम्
nā́sānām
Locative नासायाम्
nā́sāyām
नासयोः
nā́sayoḥ
नासासु
nā́sāsu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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Descendants edit

  • Pali: nāsā
  • Punjabi: ਨਾਸ (nās, nostril)
  • Kashmiri: ⁧نَس(nas), नस (nas)