जनि

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Braj[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit यथा (yathā na). Equivalent in function to Hindi मत (mat).

Particle[edit]

जनि (jani)

  1. do not

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *ȷ́ánHs, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ǰánHs, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷen- (woman). Cognate with Avestan 𐬘𐬇𐬥𐬌(jə̄ni), 𐬘𐬀𐬌𐬥𐬌(jaini, woman), Persian زن(zan), Ancient Greek γῠνή (gunḗ), Baluchi جن(jan), Russian жена́ (žená), English quean. Compare also English gyno-, an Ancient Greek borrowing. Doublet of ग्ना (gnā́).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

जनि (jánif

  1. woman, wife
  2. birth, production
  3. (botany) a kind of fragrant plant
  4. mother
  5. birth, i.e. life
  6. birthplace

Declension[edit]

Feminine i-stem declension of जनि (jáni)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative जनिः
jániḥ
जनी
jánī
जनयः
jánayaḥ
Vocative जने
jáne
जनी
jánī
जनयः
jánayaḥ
Accusative जनिम्
jánim
जनी
jánī
जनीः
jánīḥ
Instrumental जन्या
jányā
जनिभ्याम्
jánibhyām
जनिभिः
jánibhiḥ
Dative जनये / जन्ये¹ / जन्यै²
jánaye / jánye¹ / jányai²
जनिभ्याम्
jánibhyām
जनिभ्यः
jánibhyaḥ
Ablative जनेः / जन्याः²
jáneḥ / jányāḥ²
जनिभ्याम्
jánibhyām
जनिभ्यः
jánibhyaḥ
Genitive जन्युर्
jányur
जन्योः
jányoḥ
जनीनाम्
jánīnām
Locative जनौ / जन्याम्²
jánau / jányām²
जन्योः
jányoḥ
जनिषु
jániṣu
Notes
  • ¹Less common
  • ²Later Sanskrit

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