मणि

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मणि (maṇí).

Noun[edit]

मणि (maṇimUrdu spelling منی

  1. jewel, gem

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

मणि (maṇím

  1. jewel, gem, pearl (also figuratively), any ornament or amulet, globule, crystal
  2. magnet, loadstone
  3. (anatomy) glans penis
  4. name of the jewel-lotus prayer
  5. (anatomy) clitoris
  6. the hump (of a camel)
  7. the dependent fleshy excrescences on a goat's neck
  8. thyroid cartilage (compare कण्ठमणि (kaṇṭha-maṇi))
  9. the wrist (= मणिबन्ध (maṇí-bandha))
  10. large water-jar
  11. name of a नाग (nāga)
  12. name of a companion of स्कन्द (skanda) (associated with सुमणि (su-maṇi))
  13. name of a sage
  14. name of a son of युयुधान (yuyudhāna)
  15. name of a king of the किंनर (kiṃnara)
  16. name of various works and a collection of magical formulas (also abridged for तत्त्वचिन्तामणि (tattva-cintāmaṇi) and सिद्धान्तशिरोमणि (siddhānta-śiromaṇi))

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0774