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EtymologyEdit

From Old Assamese মানুষ (manuṣo), from Sanskrit মনুষ্য (manuṣya). Cognate with Sylheti ꠝꠣꠘꠥ (manu), Bengali মানুষ (manuṣ).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ma.nuʱ/, /man.ɦu/

NounEdit

মানুহ (manuh)

  1. human, person
  2. people

DeclensionEdit

  • Note: For males, the classifiers -টো (-tü) and -জন (-zon) are generally used. -টো (-tü) is informal and -জন (-zon) is formal or normal.
For females, the classifier -জনী (-zoni) is generally used and it's normal.
The classifier -গৰাকী (-goraki) is used for both male and female and it's very polite.
When the classsifiers are used, the words usually mean adult humans and are translated as "the person" or "the man/woman" in case of gender-specific classifiers.

Masculine:

Feminine:

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