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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr (man). Cognate with Old Armenian այր (ayr), Ancient Greek ἀνήρ (anḗr).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

नृ (nṛ́m

  1. man, hero, person
  2. (chiefly plural) mankind, people
  3. (grammar) masculine word
  4. the pin or gnomon of a sundial
  5. (chess) a chess piece

DeclensionEdit

Masculine ṛ-stem declension of नृ (nṛ́)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ना
nā́
नरौ / नरा¹
nárau / nárā¹
नरः
náraḥ
Vocative नः
náḥ
नरौ / नरा¹
nárau / nárā¹
नरः
náraḥ
Accusative नरम्
náram
नरौ / नरा¹
nárau / nárā¹
नॄन्
nṝ́n
Instrumental नरा
nárā
नृभ्याम्
nṛ́bhyām
नृभिः / नृभिः
nṛ́bhiḥ / nṛbhíḥ
Dative नरे
náre
नृभ्याम्
nṛ́bhyām
नृभ्यः / नृभ्यः
nṛ́bhyaḥ / nṛbhyáḥ
Ablative नरः
náraḥ
नृभ्याम्
nṛ́bhyām
नृभ्यः / नृभ्यः
nṛ́bhyaḥ / nṛbhyáḥ
Genitive नरः
náraḥ
न्रोः
nróḥ
नराम् / नृणाम् / नॄणाम्
narā́m / nṛṇā́m / nṝṇā́m
Locative नरि
nári
न्रोः
nróḥ
नृषु / नृषु
nṛ́ṣu / nṛṣú
Notes

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, pages 567, 568