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From Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr ‎(man).


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


Masculine ṛ-stem declension of नृ
Nom. sg. ना ‎()
Gen. sg. नुः ‎(nuḥ) / नरः ‎(naraḥ) ‎(nuḥ ‎(nuḥ) / naraḥ ‎(naraḥ))
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ना ‎() नारौ ‎(nārau) नारः ‎(nāraḥ)
Vocative नर् ‎(nar) नारौ ‎(nārau) नारः ‎(nāraḥ)
Accusative नारम् ‎(nāram) नारौ ‎(nārau) नॄन् ‎(nṝn)
Instrumental न्रा ‎(nrā) नृभ्याम् ‎(nṛbhyām) नृभिः ‎(nṛbhiḥ)
Dative न्रे ‎(nre) / नरे ‎(nare) ‎(nre ‎(nre) / nare ‎(nare)) नृभ्याम् ‎(nṛbhyām) नृभ्यः ‎(nṛbhyaḥ)
Ablative नुः ‎(nuḥ) / नरः ‎(naraḥ) ‎(nuḥ ‎(nuḥ) / naraḥ ‎(naraḥ)) नृभ्याम् ‎(nṛbhyām) नृभ्यः ‎(nṛbhyaḥ)
Genitive नुः ‎(nuḥ) / नरः ‎(naraḥ) ‎(nuḥ ‎(nuḥ) / naraḥ ‎(naraḥ)) न्रोः ‎(nroḥ) नॄणाम् ‎(nṝṇām) / नृणाम् ‎(nṛṇām) / नराम् ‎(narām) ‎(nṝṇām ‎(nṝṇām) / nṛṇām ‎(nṛṇām) / narām ‎(narām))
Locative नरि ‎(nari) न्रोः ‎(nroḥ) नृषु ‎(nṛṣu)

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  • 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