मन

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /mən/, [mə̃n̪]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀡 (maṇa), from Sanskrit मनस् (mánas), from Proto-Indo-European *ménos (mind), from *men- (to think) (compare Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬥𐬋(manō), Latin mens, Ancient Greek μένος (ménos) and English mind). Cognate with Bengali মন (môn), Assamese মন (mon), Gujarati મન (man), Malayalam മാനസം (mānasaṃ), Marathi मानस (mānas), Telugu మనసు (manasu) and Punjabi ਮਨ (man).

Noun[edit]

मन (manm (Urdu spelling من‎)

  1. mind, intellect
    यह विचार मेरे मन में नहीं आया था
    yah vicār mere man mẽ nahī̃ āyā thā.
    This thought never crossed my mind.
  2. (figuratively) heart, feeling, emotion
    मन में एक ललक है
    man mẽ ek lalak hai.
    There is a longing in my heart.
  3. soul
  4. temperament
  5. intention, desire
  6. choice

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Persian من(man).

Noun[edit]

मन (manm (Urdu spelling من‎)

  1. maund (unit of mass equaling 40 kilograms)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मन (man)

  1. mind, intellect
  2. (figuratively) heart
    मन पर्नु  ―  man parnu  ―  to like
  3. emotion
  4. mood

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

मन m or n

  1. Devanagari script form of mana