नाम

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See also: नम, नम्, and नामी

Angika[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit नाम (nā́ma).

Noun[edit]

नाम (nām)

  1. name

Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit नाम (nā́ma). Also influenced by Classical Persianنام(nām). Cognate of English name.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /nɑːm/, [nä̃ːm]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

नाम (nāmm (Urdu spellingنام⁩)

  1. name
    मेरा नाम विनोद है।merā nām vinod hai.My name is Vinod.
  2. name, fame, reputation
    उसका नाम सारे देश में फैल गया।
    uskā nām sāre deś mẽ phail gayā.
    His fame spread all over the country.
  3. (Hinduism) the divine name

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Dāsa, Śyāmasundara (1965–1975), “नाम”, in Hindī Śabdasāgara [lit. Sea of Hindi words] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha
  • नाम”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.
  • S. W. Fallon (1879), “नाम”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “नाम”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.
  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “नाम”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “नाम”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons.
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “नाम”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press

Konkani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit नाम (nāma). Doublet of नांव (nāuva).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नाम (nām) (Latin script nam, Kannada script ನಾಮ್)

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun
    Synonym: संज्ञा (sañjñā)

References[edit]

  • Pushpak Bhattacharyya (2017) IndoWordNet[1]

Kurukh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Dravidian *ñām. Cognate to Tamil நாம் (nām), Malayalam നാം (nāṁ), and Kannada ನಾವು (nāvu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

नाम (nām)

  1. we (inclusive)

Related terms[edit]

  • एम (em, we (exclusive))

References[edit]

  • Hahn, Ferb (1903), “नाम”, in Kurukh Orao English dictionary, Bengal Secretariat Press, Calcutta

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit नाम (nā́ma). Doublet of नाव (nāv).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नाम (nāmn

  1. name

Further reading[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “नाम”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • दाते, यशवंत रामकृष्ण [Date, Yashwant Ramkrishna] (1932-1950), “नाम”, in महाराष्ट्र शब्दकोश (mahārāṣṭra śabdakoś) (in Marathi), पुणे [Pune]: महाराष्ट्र कोशमंडळ (mahārāṣṭra kośmaṇḍaḷ).
  • Molesworth, James Thomas (1857), “नाम”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit नाम (nā́ma). Doublet of नाउँ (nāũ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नाम (nām)

  1. name
    Synonym: नाउँ (nāũ)
  2. fame, reputation
  3. (grammar) noun

Further reading[edit]

  • नाम”, in नेपाली बृहत् शब्दकोश (nepālī br̥hat śabdakoś) [Comprehensive Nepali Dictionary], Kathmandu: Nepal Academy, 2018
  • Schmidt, Ruth L. (1993), “नाम”, in A Practical Dictionary of Modern Nepali, Ratna Sagar

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

नाम n

  1. Devanagari script form of nāma (name)
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[2], page 2; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      तत्थ अक्खरेसु अकारादीसु ओदन्ता अत्थ सरा नाम होन्ति।
      Tattha akkharesu akārādīsu odantā aṭṭha sarā nāma honti.
      There amongst the letters are eight vowels, namely starting with 'a' and ending with 'o'
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[3], page 252; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      नामम्हि पयुज्जमानेपि अप्पयुज्ज्मानेपि तुल्याधिकरणे पठमो पुरिसो होति।
      Nāmamhi payujjamānepi appayujjamānepi tulyādhikaraṇe paṭhamo puriso hoti.
      The third person is used when in agreement with a noun be it expressed or unexpressed.

Declension[edit]

Sanskrit[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नाम (nā́man

  1. nominative singular of नामन् (nā́man)
  2. vocative singular of नामन् (nā́man)
  3. accusative singular of नामन् (nā́man)
  4. Combining form of नामन् (nā́man)

Yakkha[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

नाम (namʌ)

  1. sun