मनस्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *mánas (mind, thought) from Proto-Indo-European *ménos, from *men- (to think). Cognates include Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬥𐬋 (manō) and Ancient Greek μένος (ménos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मनस् (mánasn

  1. mind (in its widest sense as applied to all the mental powers), intellect, intelligence, understanding, perception, sense, conscience, will
  2. the spirit or spiritual principle, the breath or living soul which escapes from the body at death
  3. thought, imagination, excogitation, invention, reflection, opinion, intention, inclination, affection, desire, mood, temper, spirit
  4. name of the 26th kalpa (कल्प) ‎

Declension[edit]

Neuter as-stem declension of मनस् (mánas)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मनः
mánaḥ
मनसी
mánasī
मनांसि
mánāṃsi
Vocative मनः
mánaḥ
मनसी
mánasī
मनांसि
mánāṃsi
Accusative मनः
mánaḥ
मनसी
mánasī
मनांसि
mánāṃsi
Instrumental मनसा
mánasā
मनोभ्याम्
mánobhyām
मनोभिः
mánobhiḥ
Dative मनसे
mánase
मनोभ्याम्
mánobhyām
मनोभ्यः
mánobhyaḥ
Ablative मनसः
mánasaḥ
मनोभ्याम्
mánobhyām
मनोभ्यः
mánobhyaḥ
Genitive मनसः
mánasaḥ
मनसोः
mánasoḥ
मनसाम्
mánasām
Locative मनसि
mánasi
मनसोः
mánasoḥ
मनःसु
mánaḥsu

Descendants[edit]

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, pages 783/3, 784/1