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-European *moni- (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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /mɐ.ɳí/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmɐ.ɳi/
  • 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

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    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 0774