मृत्यु

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मृत्यु (mṛtyu), ultimately from a Proto-Indo-European root *mr̥t-, from *mer- (to die). Cognate to Lithuanian mirtis, Latin mors.

Noun[edit]

मृत्यु (mŕityufUrdu spelling مرتیو

  1. death
    यह रोगी मृत्यु के द्वार पर है।
    This patient is on the verge of death.
    जीवन और मृत्यु का प्रश्न है।
    It is a question of life and death.
  2. personification of Yama, the God of death

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

मृत्यु in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)


Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from a Proto-Indo-European root *mr̥t-, from *mer- (to die). Cognate to Lithuanian mirtis, Latin mors.

Noun[edit]

मृत्यु (mṛtyúm

  1. death, dying
  2. Death personified, the god of disease
  3. name of the god of love
  4. name of a particular ekāha
  5. (astrology) name of the 8th house
  6. (astrology) name of the 17th yoga

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0827