जननी

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit जननी (jananī), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

जननी (jannīf

  1. (rare or figuratively) mother; cause, source
    सुस्ती आविष्कार की जननी है।
    sustī āviṣkār kī jannī hai.
    Laziness is the mother of invention.

Declension[edit]

Declension of जननी
singular plural
direct जननी (jannī) जननियाँ (janniyā̃)
oblique जननी (jannī) जननियों (janniyõ)
vocative जननी (jannī) जननियो (janniyo)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁- (to beget).

Noun[edit]

जननी (jananīf

  1. a mother
    Synonyms: मातृ (mātṛ), नना (nanā)

Declension[edit]

Feminine ī-stem declension of जननी
Nom. sg. जननी (jananī)
Gen. sg. जनन्याः (jananyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative जननी (jananī) जनन्यौ (jananyau) जनन्यः (jananyaḥ)
Vocative जननि (janani) जनन्यौ (jananyau) जनन्यः (jananyaḥ)
Accusative जननीम् (jananīm) जनन्यौ (jananyau) जननीः (jananīḥ)
Instrumental जनन्या (jananyā) जननीभ्याम् (jananībhyām) जननीभिः (jananībhiḥ)
Dative जनन्यै (jananyai) जननीभ्याम् (jananībhyām) जननीभ्यः (jananībhyaḥ)
Ablative जनन्याः (jananyāḥ) जननीभ्याम् (jananībhyām) जननीभ्यः (jananībhyaḥ)
Genitive जनन्याः (jananyāḥ) जनन्योः (jananyoḥ) जननीनाम् (jananīnām)
Locative जनन्याम् (jananyām) जनन्योः (jananyoḥ) जननीषु (jananīṣu)

References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899