मैना

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀬𑀡𑀸 (mayaṇā), from Sanskrit मदन (madana).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛː.nɑː/, [mɛː.n̪äː]

Noun[edit]

मैना (maināf (Urdu spelling مینا‎)

  1. the myna bird

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Awadhi: मैना (mainā)
  • Bengali: ময়না (môẏna)
  • Bhojpuri: मयना (mayanā)
  • English: myna, mina
  • Gujarati: [script needed] (menā)
  • Marathi: मैना (mainā)
  • Punjabi: [script needed] (mainā)