नौ

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit नवन् (návan). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Numeral[edit]

Hindi cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : नौ (nau)
    Ordinal : नौवां (nauvā̃)

नौ (nau), Urdu spelling: نو

  1. (cardinal) nine

Nepali[edit]

Numeral[edit]

नौ (nau)

  1. (cardinal) nine

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *néh₂us. Cognates include Ancient Greek ναῦς (naûs), Latin nāvis (ship) and Persian ناو (nâv).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

नौ (nauf

  1. ship, boat (RV., AV., etc.)
  2. name of a particular appearance of the moon or of a constellation (Var.)
  3. voice

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, page 0571