जानु

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬲𐬥𐬎𐬨 (žnum), Persian زانو (zânu)), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu (knee) (compare Old Armenian ծունգք (cungkʿ), Ancient Greek γόνυ (gónu), Latin genu, Old English cnēo (English knee)).

Noun[edit]

जानु (jānun

  1. (anatomy) knee
  2. (as a measure of length) 32

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 418