मनु

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably ultimately linked to Proto-Indo-European *man-; compare also *men-. See also मनुष्य (manuṣya), मनस् (manas).

Adjective[edit]

मनु (mánu)

  1. thinking, wise, intelligent

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Noun[edit]

मनु (mánum

  1. man, mankind
  2. Manu, the progenitor of mankind
  3. thought (= मनस् (manas))
  4. a sacred text, prayer, incantation, spell (= मन्त्र (mantra))
  5. a name of Agni
  6. name of Rudra
  7. name of Kṛśā-śva
  8. (in the plural) mental powers

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Noun[edit]

मनु (mánuf

  1. Manu's wife (= मनावी (manāvī))
  2. Trigonella corniculata

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