নাও

AssameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Sanskrit নাৱা (nāvā), from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us. Cognates include Sylheti ꠘꠣꠅ (nao), Hindi नाव (nāv), Urdu ناو(nāv), Ancient Greek ναῦς (naûs), Latin nāvis (ship) and Persian ناو(nâv).

NounEdit

নাও (naü)

  1. boat
DeclensionEdit
Declension of নাও
nominative নাও / নাৱে
naü / nawe
genitive নাৱৰ
nawor
nominative নাও / নাৱে
naü / nawe
accusative নাও / নাৱক
naü / nawok
dative নাৱলৈ
nawoloi
terminative নাৱলৈকে
nawoloike
instrumental নাৱে / নাৱেৰে
nawe / nawere
genitive নাৱৰ
nawor
locative নাৱত
nawot
Notes
Noun: Assamese nouns are indefinite. They can be both singular and plural depending on the context. They are made definite by using classifiers and plural suffixes which also make them either singular and plural.
Plural: The general plural suffixes are: -বোৰ (-bür) and -বিলাক (-bilak) (less common). Others which have specific functions include -সমূহ (-xomuh), -সকল (-xokol), -হঁত (-hõt) etc.
Nominative: The -এ (-e) suffix is used when the noun works as an agent and the verb is transitive.
Accusative: -অক (-ok) is used for animate sense and for emphasis. No case marking otherwise.
Dative 1: For direct objects -অক (-ok) marks this case instead of -অলৈ (-oloi).
Dative 2: In some dialects -অক (-ok) or -অত (-ot) marks this case instead of -অলৈ (-oloi).
Terminative: Vaguely -অলৈ (-oloi) can mark this case too.
Instrumental 1: -এ (-e) is unemphatic and -এৰে (-ere) is emphatic and more common.
Instrumental 2: Alternatively -এদি (-edi) is used instead of the default -এৰে (-ere) in Standard Assamese.
Locative: The locative suffix is -এ (-e) in repetition of the word, with adverbs and days of the week.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Sanskrit নামন্ (nā́man), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnā́man-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

নাও (naü) (classifier -টো)

  1. (uncommon) name
DeclensionEdit
Declension of নাও
nominative নাও / নাওে
naü / naüe
genitive নাওৰ
naüor
nominative নাও / নাওে
naü / naüe
accusative নাও / নাওক
naü / naüok
dative নাওলৈ
naüoloi
terminative নাওলৈকে
naüoloike
instrumental নাওে / নাওেৰে
naüe / naüere
genitive নাওৰ
naüor
locative নাওত
naüot
Notes
Noun: Assamese nouns are indefinite. They can be both singular and plural depending on the context. They are made definite by using classifiers and plural suffixes which also make them either singular and plural.
Plural: The general plural suffixes are: -বোৰ (-bür) and -বিলাক (-bilak) (less common). Others which have specific functions include -সমূহ (-xomuh), -সকল (-xokol), -হঁত (-hõt) etc.
Nominative: The -এ (-e) suffix is used when the noun works as an agent and the verb is transitive.
Accusative: -অক (-ok) is used for animate sense and for emphasis. No case marking otherwise.
Dative 1: For direct objects -অক (-ok) marks this case instead of -অলৈ (-oloi).
Dative 2: In some dialects -অক (-ok) or -অত (-ot) marks this case instead of -অলৈ (-oloi).
Terminative: Vaguely -অলৈ (-oloi) can mark this case too.
Instrumental 1: -এ (-e) is unemphatic and -এৰে (-ere) is emphatic and more common.
Instrumental 2: Alternatively -এদি (-edi) is used instead of the default -এৰে (-ere) in Standard Assamese.
Locative: The locative suffix is -এ (-e) in repetition of the word, with adverbs and days of the week.
Derived termsEdit

BengaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit নৌ (nau) or Persian ناو(nâv), from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us.

NounEdit

নাও (nao)

  1. boat

Derived termsEdit

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