मन

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit मनस् (manas), from Proto-Indo-European *ménos (mind), from *men- (to think). Cognates include Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬥𐬋 (manō), Ancient Greek μένος (ménos) and English mind. Compare with Bengali মন (môn), Gujarati મન (man), Malayalam മാനസം (mānasaṃ), Marathi मानस (mānas), and Telugu మనసు (manasu).

Noun[edit]

मन (manmUrdu spelling من

  1. mind, intellect
    यह विचार मेरे मन में नहीं आया था।
    This thought never crossed my mind.
  2. (fig.) heart
    मन में एक ललक है।
    There is a longing in my heart.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit मानः (mānaḥ), from Sanskrit verb root मा (ma-), "to measure".

Noun[edit]

मन (manm

  1. maund (unit of mass)

References[edit]

  • McGregor, R.S, ed. The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, Oxford University Press. 1993