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नीति ‎(nītif

  1. leading, bringing, guidance (L.)
  2. conduct, behaviour
  3. policy, political science, ethics
  4. dependence on (MBh.)
  5. presentation, offering (Pāṇ.)
  6. acquisition (W.)


Feminine i-stem declension of नीति
Nom. sg. नीतिः ‎(nītiḥ)
Gen. sg. नीत्याः / नीतेः ‎(nītyāḥ / nīteḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative नीतिः ‎(nītiḥ) नीती ‎(nītī) नीतयः ‎(nītayaḥ)
Vocative नीते ‎(nīte) नीती ‎(nītī) नीतयः ‎(nītayaḥ)
Accusative नीतिम् ‎(nītim) नीती ‎(nītī) नीतीः ‎(nītīḥ)
Instrumental नीत्या ‎(nītyā) नीतिभ्याम् ‎(nītibhyām) नीतिभिः ‎(nītibhiḥ)
Dative नीत्यै / नीतये ‎(nītyai / nītaye) नीतिभ्याम् ‎(nītibhyām) नीतिभ्यः ‎(nītibhyaḥ)
Ablative नीत्याः / नीतेः ‎(nītyāḥ / nīteḥ) नीतिभ्याम् ‎(nītibhyām) नीतिभ्यः ‎(nītibhyaḥ)
Genitive नीत्याः / नीतेः ‎(nītyāḥ / nīteḥ) नीत्योः ‎(nītyoḥ) नीतीनाम् ‎(nītīnām)
Locative नीत्याम् / नीतौ ‎(nītyām / nītau) नीत्योः ‎(nītyoḥ) नीतिषु ‎(nītiṣu)


  • 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 0565