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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *mánas (mind, thought) from Proto-Indo-European *ménos, from *men- (to think). Cognates include Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬥𐬋 (manō) and Ancient Greek μένος (ménos).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /mɐ́.n̪ɐs̪/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmɐ.n̪ɐs̪/
  • NounEdit

    मनस् (mánasn

    1. mind (in its widest sense as applied to all the mental powers), intellect, intelligence, understanding, perception, sense, conscience, will
    2. the spirit or spiritual principle, the breath or living soul which escapes from the body at death
    3. thought, imagination, excogitation, invention, reflection, opinion, intention, inclination, affection, desire, mood, temper, spirit
    4. name of the 26th kalpa (कल्प) ‎

    DeclensionEdit

    Neuter as-stem declension of मनस् (mánas)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative मनः
    mánaḥ
    मनसी
    mánasī
    मनांसि
    mánāṃsi
    Vocative मनः
    mánaḥ
    मनसी
    mánasī
    मनांसि
    mánāṃsi
    Accusative मनः
    mánaḥ
    मनसी
    mánasī
    मनांसि
    mánāṃsi
    Instrumental मनसा
    mánasā
    मनोभ्याम्
    mánobhyām
    मनोभिः
    mánobhiḥ
    Dative मनसे
    mánase
    मनोभ्याम्
    mánobhyām
    मनोभ्यः
    mánobhyaḥ
    Ablative मनसः
    mánasaḥ
    मनोभ्याम्
    mánobhyām
    मनोभ्यः
    mánobhyaḥ
    Genitive मनसः
    mánasaḥ
    मनसोः
    mánasoḥ
    मनसाम्
    mánasām
    Locative मनसि
    mánasi
    मनसोः
    mánasoḥ
    मनःसु
    mánaḥsu

    DescendantsEdit

    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 783/3, 784/1