नवन्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

नवन् (návan)

  1. nine

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Forms with alternative accentuation occur only in the Classical period.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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