मणि

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मणि (maṇí).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मणि (maṇim (Urdu spelling منی‎)

  1. jewel, gem
    Synonyms: जौहर (jauhar), रत्न (ratna)

Declension[edit]

Declension of मणि
Singular Plural
Direct मणि (maṇi) मणि (maṇi)
Oblique मणि (maṇi) मणियों (maṇiyõ)
Vocative मणि (maṇi) मणियो (maṇiyo)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *maníṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *maníš, from Proto-Indo-European *mon-is (ornament, jewel), from *mon- (neck). Cognate with Avestan 𐬰𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬥𐬎-𐬨𐬀𐬌𐬥𐬌(zarənu-maini, with a golden neck ornament), Latin monile (jewel), Old Norse men (necklace), Old English mene (necklace).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मणि (maṇím

  1. jewel, gem, pearl; any ornament or amulet, globule, crystal
  2. magnet, loadstone
  3. (anatomy) glans penis
  4. name of the jewel-lotus prayer
  5. the hump (of a camel)
  6. the dependent fleshy excrescences on a goat's neck
  7. A male given name

Declension[edit]

Masculine i-stem declension of मणि (maṇí)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मणिः
maṇíḥ
मणी
maṇī́
मणयः
maṇáyaḥ
Vocative मणे
máṇe
मणी
máṇī
मणयः
máṇayaḥ
Accusative मणिम्
maṇím
मणी
maṇī́
मणीन्
maṇī́n
Instrumental मणिना / मण्या¹
maṇínā / maṇyā̀¹
मणिभ्याम्
maṇíbhyām
मणिभिः
maṇíbhiḥ
Dative मणये / मण्ये²
maṇáye / maṇyè²
मणिभ्याम्
maṇíbhyām
मणिभ्यः
maṇíbhyaḥ
Ablative मणेः / मण्यः²
maṇéḥ / maṇyàḥ²
मणिभ्याम्
maṇíbhyām
मणिभ्यः
maṇíbhyaḥ
Genitive मणेः / मण्यः²
maṇéḥ / maṇyàḥ²
मण्योः
maṇyóḥ
मणीनाम्
maṇīnā́m
Locative मणौ
maṇaú
मण्योः
maṇyóḥ
मणिषु
maṇíṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
  • ²Less common

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindi: मणि (maṇi)
  • Burmese: မဏိ (ma.ni.)
  • Tamil: மணி (maṇi)
  • Telugu: మణి (maṇi)
  • Urdu: منی(manī)

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