नाभि

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नाभि (nā́bhi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /nɑː.bʱiː/, [n̪äː.bʱiː]

Noun[edit]

नाभि (nābhif (Urdu spelling نابھی‎)

  1. (anatomy, formal) navel
    Synonyms: ढोंढ़ी (ḍhõṛhī), तोंदी (tondī), नाफ़ (nāf)

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नाभि (nā́bhi).

Noun[edit]

नाभि (nābhif

  1. navel

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnā́bʰ-i-š (navel, centre), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nóbʰ-i-s, from *h₃nebʰ- (navel). Cognate with Latin umbilīcus, Old Prussian nabis, Avestan 𐬥𐬁𐬟𐬁𐬌(nāfāi), Ancient Greek ὀμφαλός (omphalós), Persian ناف(nāf), English navel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नाभि (nā́bhif

  1. navel, belly button
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 10.90.14:
      नाभ्या आसीदन्तरिक्षं शीर्ष्णो द्यौः समवर्तत ।
      पद्भ्यां भूमिर्दिशः श्रोत्रात्तथा लोकाँ अकल्पयन् ॥
      nābhyā āsīdantarikṣaṃ śīrṣṇo dyauḥ samavartata .
      padbhyāṃ bhūmirdiśaḥ śrotrāttathā lokām̐ akalpayan .
      Forth from his navel came mid-air regions; the sky was fashioned from his head
      Earth from his feet, and from his car the regions. Thus they formed the worlds.
  2. center

Declension[edit]

Feminine i-stem declension of नाभि (nā́bhi)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative नाभिः
nā́bhiḥ
नाभी
nā́bhī
नाभयः
nā́bhayaḥ
Vocative नाभे
nā́bhe
नाभी
nā́bhī
नाभयः
nā́bhayaḥ
Accusative नाभिम्
nā́bhim
नाभी
nā́bhī
नाभीः
nā́bhīḥ
Instrumental नाभ्या
nā́bhyā
नाभिभ्याम्
nā́bhibhyām
नाभिभिः
nā́bhibhiḥ
Dative नाभये / नाभ्ये¹ / नाभ्यै²
nā́bhaye / nā́bhye¹ / nā́bhyai²
नाभिभ्याम्
nā́bhibhyām
नाभिभ्यः
nā́bhibhyaḥ
Ablative नाभेः / नाभ्याः²
nā́bheḥ / nā́bhyāḥ²
नाभिभ्याम्
nā́bhibhyām
नाभिभ्यः
nā́bhibhyaḥ
Genitive नाभेः / नाभ्याः²
nā́bheḥ / nā́bhyāḥ²
नाभ्योः
nā́bhyoḥ
नाभीनाम्
nā́bhīnām
Locative नाभौ / नाभ्याम्²
nā́bhau / nā́bhyām²
नाभ्योः
nā́bhyoḥ
नाभिषु
nā́bhiṣu
Notes
  • ¹Less common
  • ²Later Sanskrit

Derived terms[edit]

  • Magadhi Prakrit: [Term?]
  • Maharastri Prakrit: 𑀡𑀸𑀪𑀺 (ṇābhi), 𑀡𑀸𑀳𑀺 (ṇāhi)

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