नर

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नर (nára).

Noun[edit]

नर (narm (Urdu spelling نر‎)

  1. man, male
Declension[edit]
Declension of नर
Singular Plural
Direct नर (nar) नर (nar)
Oblique नर (nar) नरों (narõ)
Vocative नर (nar) नरो (naro)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Persian نر(nar).

Adjective[edit]

नर (nar) (Urdu spelling نر‎)

  1. male, masculine

References[edit]


Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

नर m

  1. man

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hnáras, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnáras, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἀνήρ (anḗr), Persian نر(nar), Old Armenian այր (ayr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नर (náram

  1. a human, a person
  2. a male person
  3. a husband
  4. a hero
  5. a man or piece at chess or draughts
  6. the pin or gnomon of a sun-dial
  7. the primeval Man or eternal Spirit pervading the universe

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of नर (nára)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative नरः
náraḥ
नरौ
nárau
नराः / नरासः¹
nárāḥ / nárāsaḥ¹
Vocative नर
nára
नरौ
nárau
नराः / नरासः¹
nárāḥ / nárāsaḥ¹
Accusative नरम्
náram
नरौ
nárau
नरान्
nárān
Instrumental नरेण
náreṇa
नराभ्याम्
nárābhyām
नरैः / नरेभिः¹
náraiḥ / nárebhiḥ¹
Dative नराय
nárāya
नराभ्याम्
nárābhyām
नरेभ्यः
nárebhyaḥ
Ablative नरात्
nárāt
नराभ्याम्
nárābhyām
नरेभ्यः
nárebhyaḥ
Genitive नरस्य
nárasya
नरयोः
nárayoḥ
नराणाम्
nárāṇām
Locative नरे
náre
नरयोः
nárayoḥ
नरेषु
náreṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • न॑र” in Carl Cappeller, A Sanskrit–English Dictionary: Based upon the St. Petersburg Lexicons, Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, 1891, →OCLC, page 262, column 1.
  • Arthur A. Macdonell, A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press, 1893, page 137
  • Monier Williams (1899), “नर”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page 528, column 3.
  • Horace Hayman Wilson, A dictionary in Sanscrit and English, 2nd ed., Calcutta: Education Press, Circular Road, 1832, page 455