नस

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀡𑀲𑀸 (ṇasā), from Sanskrit स्नसा (snasā, tendon, muscle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नस (nasf

  1. (anatomy) blood vessel
    नसें ढीली होनाnasẽ ḍhīlī honāto be demoralized (literally, “to have loose blood vessels/nerves”)
    Synonyms: नाड़ी (nāṛī)
  2. (anatomy) nerve
    Synonyms: स्नायु (snāyu)
  3. (anatomy) tendon; ligament

Declension[edit]

Declension of नस
singular plural
direct नस (nas) नसें (nasẽ)
oblique नस (nas) नसों (nasõ)
vocative नस (nas) नसो (naso)

Further reading[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “नस”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “snasā (13784)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

नस (nasam

  1. (at the end of a compound) the nose
    अपीनस (apī-nasa)dryness of the nose
    उरूणस (urū-ṇasa)broad-nosed
    कुम्भीनस (kumbhī-nasa)"jar-nosed", a kind of large venomous snake

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

Monier Monier-Williams (accessed 2008-02-04), “Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]