मति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *matíṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *matíš, from Proto-Indo-European *mn̥tís, oblique stem of *méntis (thought). Cognate with Latin mēns, Ancient Greek αὐτόματος (autómatos), Old English ġemynd (whence English mind).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मति (matí, mátif

  1. devotion, prayer, worship, hymn, sacred utterance
  2. thought, design, intention, resolution, determination, inclination, wish, desire
  3. opinion, notion, idea, belief, conviction, view, creed
  4. the mind, perception, understanding, intelligence, sense, judgement
  5. esteem, respect, regard
  6. memory, remembrance
  7. Opinion personified
  8. a kind of vegetable or pot-herb

Declension[edit]

Feminine i-stem declension of मति (máti)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मतिः
mátiḥ
मती
mátī
मतयः
mátayaḥ
Vocative मते
máte
मती
mátī
मतयः
mátayaḥ
Accusative मतिम्
mátim
मती
mátī
मतीः
mátīḥ
Instrumental मत्या
mátyā
मतिभ्याम्
mátibhyām
मतिभिः
mátibhiḥ
Dative मतये / मत्ये¹ / मत्यै²
mátaye / mátye¹ / mátyai²
मतिभ्याम्
mátibhyām
मतिभ्यः
mátibhyaḥ
Ablative मतेः / मत्याः²
máteḥ / mátyāḥ²
मतिभ्याम्
mátibhyām
मतिभ्यः
mátibhyaḥ
Genitive मतेः / मत्याः²
máteḥ / mátyāḥ²
मत्योः
mátyoḥ
मतीनाम्
mátīnām
Locative मतौ / मत्याम्²
mátau / mátyām²
मत्योः
mátyoḥ
मतिषु
mátiṣu
Notes
  • ¹Less common
  • ²Later Sanskrit
Feminine i-stem declension of मति (matí)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मतिः
matíḥ
मती
matī́
मतयः
matáyaḥ
Vocative मते
máte
मती
mátī
मतयः
mátayaḥ
Accusative मतिम्
matím
मती
matī́
मतीः
matī́ḥ
Instrumental मत्या
matyā̀
मतिभ्याम्
matíbhyām
मतिभिः
matíbhiḥ
Dative मतये / मत्ये¹ / मत्यै²
matáye / matyè¹ / matyaì²
मतिभ्याम्
matíbhyām
मतिभ्यः
matíbhyaḥ
Ablative मतेः / मत्याः²
matéḥ / matyā̀ḥ²
मतिभ्याम्
matíbhyām
मतिभ्यः
matíbhyaḥ
Genitive मतेः / मत्याः²
matéḥ / matyā̀ḥ²
मत्योः
matyóḥ
मतीनाम्
matīnā́m
Locative मतौ / मत्याम्²
mataú / matyā̀m²
मत्योः
matyóḥ
मतिषु
matíṣu
Notes
  • ¹Less common
  • ²Later Sanskrit

Descendants[edit]

  • Tamil: மதி (mati)
  • Telugu: మతి (mati)