मह

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Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

मह m

  1. Devanagari script form of maha

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

मह

  1. masculine/neuter vocative singular of महन्त्, Devanagari script form of mahant

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *maźʰás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *maĵʰás, from Proto-Indo-European *méǵh₂s. Compare Latin magnus, Ancient Greek μέγας (mégas), Albanian madh (large)[1], Tocharian B māka, Persian مه‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

मह (mahá)

  1. great, mighty, strong, abundant

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of मह
Nom. sg. महः (mahaḥ)
Gen. sg. महस्य (mahasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महः (mahaḥ) महौ (mahau) महाः (mahāḥ)
Vocative मह (maha) महौ (mahau) महाः (mahāḥ)
Accusative महम् (maham) महौ (mahau) महान् (mahān)
Instrumental महेन (mahena) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महैः (mahaiḥ)
Dative महाय (mahāya) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महेभ्यः (mahebhyaḥ)
Ablative महात् (mahāt) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महेभ्यः (mahebhyaḥ)
Genitive महस्य (mahasya) महयोः (mahayoḥ) महानाम् (mahānām)
Locative महे (mahe) महयोः (mahayoḥ) महेषु (maheṣu)
Feminine ā-stem declension of मह
Nom. sg. महा (mahā)
Gen. sg. महायाः (mahāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महा (mahā) महे (mahe) महाः (mahāḥ)
Vocative महे (mahe) महे (mahe) महाः (mahāḥ)
Accusative महाम् (mahām) महे (mahe) महाः (mahāḥ)
Instrumental महया (mahayā) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महाभिः (mahābhiḥ)
Dative महायै (mahāyai) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महाभ्यः (mahābhyaḥ)
Ablative महायाः (mahāyāḥ) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महाभ्यः (mahābhyaḥ)
Genitive महायाः (mahāyāḥ) महयोः (mahayoḥ) महानाम् (mahānām)
Locative महायाम् (mahāyām) महयोः (mahayoḥ) महासु (mahāsu)
Neuter a-stem declension of मह
Nom. sg. महम् (maham)
Gen. sg. महस्य (mahasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महम् (maham) महे (mahe) महानि (mahāni)
Vocative मह (maha) महे (mahe) महानि (mahāni)
Accusative महम् (maham) महे (mahe) महानि (mahāni)
Instrumental महेन (mahena) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महैः (mahaiḥ)
Dative महाय (mahāya) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महेभ्यः (mahebhyaḥ)
Ablative महात् (mahāt) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महेभ्यः (mahebhyaḥ)
Genitive महस्य (mahasya) महयोः (mahayoḥ) महानाम् (mahānām)
Locative महे (mahe) महयोः (mahayoḥ) महेषु (maheṣu)

Noun[edit]

मह (mahám

  1. feast, festival
  2. the festival of spring
  3. sacrifice
  4. buffalo
  5. light, lustre, brilliance
  6. Ichnocarpus frutescens, the black creeper.

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of मह
Nom. sg. महः (mahaḥ)
Gen. sg. महस्य (mahasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative महः (mahaḥ) महौ (mahau) महाः (mahāḥ)
Vocative मह (maha) महौ (mahau) महाः (mahāḥ)
Accusative महम् (maham) महौ (mahau) महान् (mahān)
Instrumental महेन (mahena) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महैः (mahaiḥ)
Dative महाय (mahāya) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महेभ्यः (mahebhyaḥ)
Ablative महात् (mahāt) महाभ्याम् (mahābhyām) महेभ्यः (mahebhyaḥ)
Genitive महस्य (mahasya) महयोः (mahayoḥ) महानाम् (mahānām)
Locative महे (mahe) महयोः (mahayoḥ) महेषु (maheṣu)
  1. ^ Stefan Schumacher & Joachim Matzinger, Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2013), 238.