नवन्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnáwa, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥. Cognates include Hindi नौ (nau), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀 (nauua), Persian نه (noh), Pashto نه (), Kurdish neh, Latin novem, Ancient Greek ἐννέα (ennéa) and Old English niġon (English nine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

cardinal number
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नवन् (návan)

  1. nine

Usage notes[edit]

Forms with alternative accentuation occur only in the Classical period.

Declension[edit]

Declension of नवन्
Nom. sg. - (-)
Gen. sg. - (-)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative - (-) - (-) नव (nava)
Vocative - (-) - (-) - (-)
Accusative - (-) - (-) नव (nava)
Instrumental - (-) - (-) नवभि: (navabhi:)
Dative - (-) - (-) नवभ्यः (navabhyaḥ)
Ablative - (-) - (-) नवभ्यः (navabhyaḥ)
Genitive - (-) - (-) नवानाम् (navānām)
Locative - (-) - (-) नवसु (navasu)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0531