नृ

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See also: , , ने, नै, and

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂nḗr (man). Cognate with Old Armenian այր (ayr), Ancient Greek ἀνήρ (anḗr).

Pronunciation[edit]

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