cl.1 P.n/amati- (), te- (mostly intrans.; confer, compare; pr. p.A1.namāna-; perfect tenseP.nānāma- etc.;2. sg.nemitha-,or nanantha-; subjunctivenan/amas-;3. pluralnemur-; A1.neme-;3. plural-nanamire-; AoristP.anān-; anaṃsīt-; A1.anaṃsta-grammar;3. pluralanaṃsata-; subjunctivenaṃsai-, naṃsante-; futurenaṃsyati-; namiṣyati-; nantā-; infinitive mood-n/amam-, -n/ame-; nantum-, namitum-; ind.p.natvā-; -natya-; -namya-) to bend or bow (either trans. or oftener intr.) to bow to, subject or submit, one's self (with genitive casedative case or accusative) etc. ; (with hiruk-) to turn away, keep aside ; to turn towards id est to aim at (genitive case) with (instrumental case) ; to yield or give way, keep quiet or be silent ; (in gram.) to change a dental letter into a cerebral : Passive voicenamyate-, to be bent or bowed ; yield or submit to : Causalnam/ayati- etc. (nāmayati- etc.; nāmyati-[!] ; Aoristanīnamat-; Passive voicenāmyate-, ti- etc.) to cause to bow or sink, incline etc. ; (with cāpam-) to bend a bow etc. ; to turn away or ward off ; to aim at (genitive case), ; (in gram.) to change a dental letter into a cerebral : Desiderativeninaṃsati-, : Intensiven/annamīti- ; nannamyate- (3. sg.n/amnate-imperfect tenseanamnata-, parasmE-padan/amamāna-) to bow or submit one's self to (dative case). [ confer, compareZend nam,nemaiti; Greek , ; Latin nemus; Gothic , Old Saxon , Anglo-Saxon niman; HGerm. ne0man,ne0men,nehmen.]
नम् 1 P., sometimes Ā. (नमति-ते, ननाम, अनंसीत्, नंस्यति, नत, caus. नमयति-ते or नामयति-ते, but with a preposition नमयति only; desid. निनंसति) also 9 P. (नम्नाति), 4. P. (नम्यति) 1 To bow to, make obeisance to, salute (as a mark of respect) (with acc. or dat.); इयं नमति वः सर्वान् त्रिलोचनवधूरिति Ku.6.89; Bg.11.37; Bk.9.51;1.31; 12.99; Si.4.57. -2 To submit or subject oneself, bow down; अशक्तः सन्धिमान् नमेत् Kām.8.55. -3 To bend, sink; go down; अनंसीद्भूर्भरेणास्य Bk.15.25; नेमुः सर्वदिशः K.55; उन्नमति नमति वर्षति......मेघः Mk.5.26. -4 To stoop, be inclined. -5 To be bent or curved. -6 To sound. -7 To change a dental to a lingual letter. -Caus. 1 To bend, make curved. -2 To bend (as a bow); न नमयितुमधिज्यमस्मि शक्तः Ś.2.3. -3 To cause to sink. -4 To prevent, ward off. -5 To subdue, make subordinate; स पुरस्कृतमध्यमक्रमो नमयामास नृपाननुद्धरन् R.8.9.
verb (class 1 ātmanepada) (in gram.) to change a dental letter into a cerebral (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to aim at (gen.) with (instr.) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to bend or bow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to keep aside (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to keep quiet or be silent (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to subject or submit (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to turn away (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to turn towards (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to yield or give way (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to yield or submit to (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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