Myna meaning

mīnə
Any of various starlings found in South and Southeast Asia and on some islands of the South Pacific, most of which are bluish-black or dark brown with a yellow bill. Certain species, especially the hill myna, are known for mimicry of human speech.
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Any of various tropical starlings of Southeast Asia; esp., the hill myna.
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The south and east Asian birds of the starling family Sturnidae.
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Origin of myna

  • Hindi mainā perhaps from Sanskrit madanaḥ from madana- delightful, joyful from madati it bubbles

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hindi & Urdu मैना (mainā), from Sanskrit मदन (madana)

    From Wiktionary