SanskritEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *nu (now). Cognate with Avestan 𐬥𐬏(, now), Latin num (now), Old English (whence English now), Albanian ni (now), Lithuanian (now).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

नु ()

  1. now
  2. at once
  3. now then
  4. so now
  5. still

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *new- (to nod, ascent). Cognates include English need and possibly Latin nūntius whence announce.

PronunciationEdit

RootEdit

नु (nu)

  1. to sound out, exult
  2. to praise, commend
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

नु (num

  1. praise, eulogium

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