मनुष्य

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मनुष्य ‎(mánuṣya). Ultimately from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *man-. Compare Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬥𐬱 ‎(manuš).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

मनुष्य ‎(manuṣyam ‎(Urdu spelling منشیہ)

  1. human being, man; a descendant of Manu
    प्रति मनुष्य मरणशील है।
    Every human being is mortal.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Hardev Bahri, “Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary”[1], retrieved 10-18-2012

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *man-. Compare Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬥𐬱 ("manuš"). Compare also मनु ‎(manu).

AdjectiveEdit

मनुष्य ‎(manuṣyá)

  1. human, manly, useful or, friendly to man

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NounEdit

मनुष्य ‎(manuṣyám

  1. a man, human being
  2. a man (as opposed to woman)
  3. a husband
  4. a class of deceased ancestors (those who receive the पिण्ड ‎(piṇḍa) offering)

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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, page 0784
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