नवन्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Sanskrit numbers (edit)
90
[a], [b] ←  8
9
10  → 
    Cardinal: नवन् (navan)

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]

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