मनस्

SanskritEdit

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).

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

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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
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