जानु

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See also: जान

Nepali[edit]

Verb[edit]

जानु (jānu)

  1. to go, to leave

Conjugation[edit]


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]

Neuter u-stem declension of जानु
Nom. sg. जानु (jānu)
Gen. sg. जानुनः (jānunaḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative जानु (jānu) जानुनी (jānunī) जानूनि (jānūni)
Vocative जानु (jānu) जानुनी (jānunī) जानूनि (jānūni)
Accusative जानु (jānu) जानुनी (jānunī) जानूनि (jānūni)
Instrumental जानुना (jānunā) जानुभ्याम् (jānubhyām) जानुभिः (jānubhiḥ)
Dative जानुने (jānune) जानुभ्याम् (jānubhyām) जानुभ्यः (jānubhyaḥ)
Ablative जानुनः (jānunaḥ) जानुभ्याम् (jānubhyām) जानुभ्यः (jānubhyaḥ)
Genitive जानुनः (jānunaḥ) जानुनोः (jānunoḥ) जानूनाम् (jānūnām)
Locative जानुनि (jānuni) जानुनोः (jānunoḥ) जानुषु (jānuṣu)

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 418