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From Sanskrit मणि (maṇí).


मणि (maṇim (Urdu spelling منی)

  1. jewel, gem

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मणि (maṇím

  1. jewel, gem, pearl (also figuratively), any ornament or amulet, globule, crystal
  2. magnet, loadstone
  3. (anatomy) glans penis
  4. name of the jewel-lotus prayer
  5. (anatomy) clitoris
  6. the hump (of a camel)
  7. the dependent fleshy excrescences on a goat's neck
  8. thyroid cartilage (compare कण्ठमणि (kaṇṭha-maṇi))
  9. the wrist (= मणिबन्ध (maṇí-bandha))
  10. large water-jar
  11. name of a नाग (nāga)
  12. name of a companion of स्कन्द (skanda) (associated with सुमणि (su-maṇi))
  13. name of a sage
  14. name of a son of युयुधान (yuyudhāna)
  15. name of a king of the किंनर (kiṃnara)
  16. name of various works and a collection of magical formulas (also abridged for तत्त्वचिन्तामणि (tattva-cintāmaṇi) and सिद्धान्तशिरोमणि (siddhānta-śiromaṇi))


Masculine i-stem declension of मणि
Nom. sg. मणिः (maṇiḥ)
Gen. sg. मणेः (maṇeḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मणिः (maṇiḥ) मणी (maṇī) मणयः (maṇayaḥ)
Vocative मणे (maṇe) मणी (maṇī) मणयः (maṇayaḥ)
Accusative मणिम् (maṇim) मणी (maṇī) मणीन् (maṇīn)
Instrumental मणिना (maṇinā) मणिभ्याम् (maṇibhyām) मणिभिः (maṇibhiḥ)
Dative मणये (maṇaye) मणिभ्याम् (maṇibhyām) मणिभ्यः (maṇibhyaḥ)
Ablative मणेः (maṇeḥ) मणिभ्याम् (maṇibhyām) मणिभ्यः (maṇibhyaḥ)
Genitive मणेः (maṇeḥ) मण्योः (maṇyoḥ) मणीनाम् (maṇīnām)
Locative मणौ (maṇau) मण्योः (maṇyoḥ) मणिषु (maṇiṣu)



  • 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 0774