मान

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See also: माने

Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मान (māna), from मा (, measure).

Noun[edit]

मान (mānm (Urdu spelling مان‎)

  1. measuring, measurement
  2. a measure (how much; quantity, amount, value)
    मान ज्ञात करनाmān gyāt karnāto calculate/derive a value
    एक कप गेहूँ का मान क्या है?
    ek kap gehū̃ kā mān kyā hai?
    How much wheat is in one cup?
    Synonym: परिमाण (parimāṇ)
  3. standard
    स्वर्ण चलन मानsvarṇ calan māngold currency standard

Declension[edit]

Declension of मान
Singular Plural
Direct मान (mān) मान (mān)
Oblique मान (mān) मानों (mānõ)
Vocative मान (mān) मानो (māno)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मान (māna), from मन् (man, think, believe).

Noun[edit]

मान (mānm (Urdu spelling مان‎)

  1. respect
    Synonyms: इज़्ज़त (izzat), आदर (ādar)
    Antonym: अपमान (apmān)
    1. self-respect; self-esteem
  2. pride, ego
  3. (literature) a period of distress experienced by a heroine

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “मान”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975), “मान”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.

Konkani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मन्या (manyā, nape), from Proto-Indo-European *mon- (neck). Compare English mane.

Noun[edit]

मान (mān) (Latin script mon, Kannada script ಮಾನ)

  1. back of the neck

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

मान m

  1. Devanagari script form of māna (“pride”)

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मान (mā́nam

  1. opinion , notion , conception , idea
  2. purpose , wish , design
  3. consideration
  4. regard
  5. respect
  6. honour
  7. form, appearance
  8. likeness, resemblance

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of मान (mā́na)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मानः
mā́naḥ
मानौ
mā́nau
मानाः / मानासः¹
mā́nāḥ / mā́nāsaḥ¹
Vocative मान
mā́na
मानौ
mā́nau
मानाः / मानासः¹
mā́nāḥ / mā́nāsaḥ¹
Accusative मानम्
mā́nam
मानौ
mā́nau
मानान्
mā́nān
Instrumental मानेन
mā́nena
मानाभ्याम्
mā́nābhyām
मानैः / मानेभिः¹
mā́naiḥ / mā́nebhiḥ¹
Dative मानाय
mā́nāya
मानाभ्याम्
mā́nābhyām
मानेभ्यः
mā́nebhyaḥ
Ablative मानात्
mā́nāt
मानाभ्याम्
mā́nābhyām
मानेभ्यः
mā́nebhyaḥ
Genitive मानस्य
mā́nasya
मानयोः
mā́nayoḥ
मानानाम्
mā́nānām
Locative माने
mā́ne
मानयोः
mā́nayoḥ
मानेषु
mā́neṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Tamil: மானம் (māṉam)
  • Telugu: మానము (mānamu)

References[edit]