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EtymologyEdit

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 Sylheti ꠝꠘ (mon), Bengali মন (môn), Gujarati મન (man), Malayalam മാനസം (mānasaṃ), Marathi मानस (mānas), and Telugu మనసు (manasu), Hindustani من‎ / मन (man)

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NounEdit

মন (mon)

  1. mind, intellect
    কথাটো মোৰ মনত পৰিছেkothatü mür monot porise.This thought has fallen into my mind. (I have remembered the thought/thing.)
  2. (figuratively) heart, feeling, emotion
    মোৰ উৰিব মন যায়mür uribo mon zay.My heart goes to fly! (I want to fly!)
    মোৰ মনটো বেয়া!mür montü bea!My mind is bad! (I am feeling sad!)
  3. soul
  4. temperament
  5. intention, desire

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মন m or n

  1. Bengali script form of mana (“mind”)
  2. Bengali script form of mana, which is vocative singular of মনস্ (manas, mind)