मांस

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Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀸𑀁𑀲 (māṃsa), from Sanskrit मांस (māṃsa), from Proto-Indo-European *mḗms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मांस (mā̃sm (Urdu spelling مانس or ماس)

  1. meat
    यह मांस में बहुत चिकनाई होती है।
    yah mā̃s mẽ bahut ciknāī hotī hai.
    There is a lot of grease in this meat.
    यह मांस विशेष रूप से तुम्हारे लिए पकाया गया था।
    yah mā̃s viśeṣ rūp se tumhāre lie pakāyā gayā thā.
    This meat was cooked especially for you.
    Synonyms: गोश्त (gośt), बोटी (boṭī)
  2. flesh
    रोग के कारण, उसका टांग का मांस फूला-फूला हो गया था।
    rog ke kāraṇ, uskā ṭāṅg kā mā̃s phūlā-phūlā ho gayā thā.
    Due to the disease, the flesh on his legs became swollen.

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “मांस”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mḗms. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic мѧсо (męso), Latin membrum and Old Armenian միս (mis).

Noun[edit]

मांस (māṃsan

  1. flesh, meat flesh, (also said of the fleshy part or pulp of fruit)
  2. Name of a mixed caste
  3. a worm
  4. time

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, page 805