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Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit मनस् ‎(manas), from Proto-Indo-European *ménos ‎(mind), from *men- ‎(to think). Cognates include Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬥𐬋 ‎(manō), Latin mens, Ancient Greek μένος ‎(ménos) and English mind. Compare with Bengali মন ‎(môn), Gujarati મન ‎(man), Malayalam മാനസം ‎(mānasaṃ), Marathi मानस ‎(mānas), and Telugu మనసు ‎(manasu).

NounEdit

मन ‎(manm ‎(Urdu spelling من)

  1. mind, intellect
    यह विचार मेरे मन में नहीं आया था।
    yah vicār mere man mẽ nahī̃ āyā thā.
    This thought never crossed my mind.
  2. (figuratively) heart, feeling, emotion
    मन में एक ललक है।
    man mẽ ek lalak hai.
    There is a longing in my heart.
  3. soul
  4. temperament
  5. intention, desire
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Etymology 2Edit

From Sanskrit मानः ‎(mānaḥ), from Sanskrit verb root मा ‎(ma-), "to measure".

NounEdit

मन ‎(manm

  1. maund (unit of mass equaling 40 kilograms)

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, R.S, ed. The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, Oxford University Press. 1993
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