मनु

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Awadhi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मनस् (mánas), from Proto-Indo-European *ménos (mind), from *men- (to think).

Noun[edit]

मनु (manu)

  1. (Old Awadhi) mind
    • तुलसीदास (Tulsīdās), हनुमान चालीसा (Hanumān cālīsā) :
      श्रीगुरु चरन सरोज रज निज मनु मुकुरु सुधारि
      śrīguru caran saroj raj nij manu mukuru sudhāri
      Cleansing the mirror in the form of my mind with the pollen of the lotus-feet of the Guru

Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मनु (mánu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

मनु (manum

  1. (Hinduism) Manu

See also[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *mánuṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mánuš, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (to think) and *mon- (man). Related to मनुष्य (manuṣyá), मनस् (mánas).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

मनु (mánu)

  1. thinking, wise, intelligent

Declension[edit]

Masculine u-stem declension of मनु (mánu)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मनुः
mánuḥ
मनू
mánū
मनवः
mánavaḥ
Vocative मनो
máno
मनू
mánū
मनवः
mánavaḥ
Accusative मनुम्
mánum
मनू
mánū
मनून्
mánūn
Instrumental मनुना / मन्वा¹
mánunā / mánvā¹
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभिः
mánubhiḥ
Dative मनवे / मन्वे²
mánave / mánve²
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Ablative मनोः / मन्वः²
mánoḥ / mánvaḥ²
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Genitive मनोः / मन्वः²
mánoḥ / mánvaḥ²
मन्वोः
mánvoḥ
मनूनाम्
mánūnām
Locative मनौ
mánau
मन्वोः
mánvoḥ
मनुषु
mánuṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
  • ²Less common
Feminine u-stem declension of मनु (mánu)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मनुः
mánuḥ
मनू
mánū
मनवः
mánavaḥ
Vocative मनो
máno
मनू
mánū
मनवः
mánavaḥ
Accusative मनुम्
mánum
मनू
mánū
मनूः
mánūḥ
Instrumental मन्वा
mánvā
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभिः
mánubhiḥ
Dative मनवे / मन्वे¹ / मन्वै²
mánave / mánve¹ / mánvai²
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Ablative मनोः / मन्वाः²
mánoḥ / mánvāḥ²
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Genitive मनोः / मन्वाः²
mánoḥ / mánvāḥ²
मन्वोः
mánvoḥ
मनूनाम्
mánūnām
Locative मनौ / मन्वाम्²
mánau / mánvām²
मन्वोः
mánvoḥ
मनुषु
mánuṣu
Notes
  • ¹Less common
  • ²Later Sanskrit
Neuter u-stem declension of मनु (mánu)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मनु
mánu
मनुनी
mánunī
मनू / मनु / मनूनि¹
mánū / mánu / mánūni¹
Vocative मनु / मनो
mánu / máno
मनुनी
mánunī
मनू / मनु / मनूनि¹
mánū / mánu / mánūni¹
Accusative मनु
mánu
मनुनी
mánunī
मनू / मनु / मनूनि¹
mánū / mánu / mánūni¹
Instrumental मनुना / मन्वा²
mánunā / mánvā²
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभिः
mánubhiḥ
Dative मनवे / मन्वे³
mánave / mánve³
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Ablative मनोः / मनुनः¹ / मन्वः³
mánoḥ / mánunaḥ¹ / mánvaḥ³
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Genitive मनोः / मनुनः¹ / मन्वः³
mánoḥ / mánunaḥ¹ / mánvaḥ³
मनुनोः
mánunoḥ
मनूनाम्
mánūnām
Locative मनुनि¹
mánuni¹
मनुनोः
mánunoḥ
मनुषु
mánuṣu
Notes
  • ¹Later Sanskrit
  • ²Vedic
  • ³Less common

Noun[edit]

मनु (mánum

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

Declension[edit]

Masculine u-stem declension of मनु (mánu)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मनुः
mánuḥ
मनू
mánū
मनवः
mánavaḥ
Vocative मनो
máno
मनू
mánū
मनवः
mánavaḥ
Accusative मनुम्
mánum
मनू
mánū
मनून्
mánūn
Instrumental मनुना / मन्वा¹
mánunā / mánvā¹
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभिः
mánubhiḥ
Dative मनवे / मन्वे²
mánave / mánve²
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Ablative मनोः / मन्वः²
mánoḥ / mánvaḥ²
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Genitive मनोः / मन्वः²
mánoḥ / mánvaḥ²
मन्वोः
mánvoḥ
मनूनाम्
mánūnām
Locative मनौ
mánau
मन्वोः
mánvoḥ
मनुषु
mánuṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
  • ²Less common

Descendants[edit]

  • Tamil: மனு (maṉu)

Noun[edit]

मनु (mánuf

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

Declension[edit]

Feminine u-stem declension of मनु (mánu)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मनुः
mánuḥ
मनू
mánū
मनवः
mánavaḥ
Vocative मनो
máno
मनू
mánū
मनवः
mánavaḥ
Accusative मनुम्
mánum
मनू
mánū
मनूः
mánūḥ
Instrumental मन्वा
mánvā
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभिः
mánubhiḥ
Dative मनवे / मन्वे¹ / मन्वै²
mánave / mánve¹ / mánvai²
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Ablative मनोः / मन्वाः²
mánoḥ / mánvāḥ²
मनुभ्याम्
mánubhyām
मनुभ्यः
mánubhyaḥ
Genitive मनोः / मन्वाः²
mánoḥ / mánvāḥ²
मन्वोः
mánvoḥ
मनूनाम्
mánūnām
Locative मनौ / मन्वाम्²
mánau / mánvām²
मन्वोः
mánvoḥ
मनुषु
mánuṣu
Notes
  • ¹Less common
  • ²Later Sanskrit