नृ

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See also: , , ने, नै, and

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hnā́, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnā́, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr (man). Cognate with Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬭 (nar), Old Armenian այր (ayr), Ancient Greek ἀνήρ (anḗr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /n̪ŕ̩/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /n̪r̩/
  • Noun[edit]

    नृ (nṛ́m

    1. man, hero, person
    2. (chiefly plural) mankind, people
    3. (grammar) masculine word
    4. the pin or gnomon of a sundial
    5. (chess) a chess piece

    Declension[edit]

    Masculine ṛ-stem declension of नृ (nṛ́)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative ना
    nā́
    नरौ / नरा¹
    nárau / nárā¹
    नरः
    náraḥ
    Vocative नः
    náḥ
    नरौ / नरा¹
    nárau / nárā¹
    नरः
    náraḥ
    Accusative नरम्
    náram
    नरौ / नरा¹
    nárau / nárā¹
    नॄन्
    nṝ́n
    Instrumental नरा
    nárā
    नृभ्याम्
    nṛ́bhyām
    नृभिः / नृभिः
    nṛ́bhiḥ / nṛbhíḥ
    Dative नरे
    náre
    नृभ्याम्
    nṛ́bhyām
    नृभ्यः / नृभ्यः
    nṛ́bhyaḥ / nṛbhyáḥ
    Ablative नरः
    náraḥ
    नृभ्याम्
    nṛ́bhyām
    नृभ्यः / नृभ्यः
    nṛ́bhyaḥ / nṛbhyáḥ
    Genitive नरः
    náraḥ
    न्रोः
    nróḥ
    नराम् / नृणाम् / नॄणाम्
    narā́m / nṛṇā́m / nṝṇā́m
    Locative नरि
    nári
    न्रोः
    nróḥ
    नृषु / नृषु
    nṛ́ṣu / nṛṣú
    Notes

    Derived terms[edit]

    References[edit]

    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, pages 567, 568