आणि

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi अणि (aṇi), अनि (ani), अणिक (aṇika), अनिक (anika), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀅𑀡𑁆𑀡 (aṇṇa), from Sanskrit अन्यच् (anyac) +‎ (ca). Cognate to Gujarati અને (ane) and Nepali अनि (ani).

Pronunciation[edit]

This word is an exception to the rule that word-final /i/ and /u/ in native (non-borrowed) words are always long.

Conjunction[edit]

आणि (āṇi)

  1. and
    Synonyms: (va) (less common)

References[edit]

  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “आणि”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Shankar Gopal Tulpule and Anne Feldhau (1999), “आणि”, in A Dictionary of Old Marathi, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “anyá (399)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press