जान

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See also: जानु

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d͡ʒɑːn/, [d͡ʒä̃ːn̪]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Persian جان(jân).

Noun[edit]

जान (jānf (Urdu spelling جان‎)

  1. life, soul
    दंगे में कई जानें गईं।daṅge mẽ kaī jānẽ gaī̃.Many lives were lost in the riot.
    Synonyms: प्राण (prāṇ), आत्मा (ātmā)
  2. spirit, vitality, stamina
    मैं थक गया, और अब मुझ में जान नहीं है।
    ma͠i thak gayā, aur ab mujh mẽ jān nahī̃ hai.
    I am tired, and there is no spirit left in me.
    Synonyms: ऊर्जा (ūrjā), शक्ति (śakti)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit ज्ञान (jñāna). Doublet of ज्ञान (gyān).

Noun[edit]

जान (jānf (Urdu spelling جان‎)

  1. knowledge
    मेरी जान में, ऐसा नहीं था।
    merī jān mẽ, aisā nahī̃ thā.
    To my knowledge, it was not so.
    Synonym: ज्ञान (gyān)
Declension[edit]

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root जन् (jan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

जान (jā́nan

  1. birth, origin, birthplace

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem declension of जान (jā́na)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative जानम्
jā́nam
जाने
jā́ne
जानानि / जाना¹
jā́nāni / jā́nā¹
Vocative जान
jā́na
जाने
jā́ne
जानानि / जाना¹
jā́nāni / jā́nā¹
Accusative जानम्
jā́nam
जाने
jā́ne
जानानि / जाना¹
jā́nāni / jā́nā¹
Instrumental जानेन
jā́nena
जानाभ्याम्
jā́nābhyām
जानैः / जानेभिः¹
jā́naiḥ / jā́nebhiḥ¹
Dative जानाय
jā́nāya
जानाभ्याम्
jā́nābhyām
जानेभ्यः
jā́nebhyaḥ
Ablative जानात्
jā́nāt
जानाभ्याम्
jā́nābhyām
जानेभ्यः
jā́nebhyaḥ
Genitive जानस्य
jā́nasya
जानयोः
jā́nayoḥ
जानानाम्
jā́nānām
Locative जाने
jā́ne
जानयोः
jā́nayoḥ
जानेषु
jā́neṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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