मूक

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मूक (mūka).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

मूक (mūk)

  1. mute, speechless
    Synonym: गूंगा (gūṅgā)

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Adjective[edit]

मूक (mūk)

  1. silent, dumb, speechless

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *muHkos (dumb, mute). Cognate with Ancient Greek μυκός (mukós, dumb), Latin mūtus (dumb, mute) and Old Armenian մունջ (munǰ, dumb, silent, speechless). Also compare Finnish mykkä (mute), an Indo-European borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /muː.kɐ́/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmuː.kɐ/
  • Adjective[edit]

    मूक (mūká)

    1. dumb, mute
    2. silent, speechless

    Declension[edit]

    Masculine a-stem declension of मूक
    Nom. sg. मूकः (mūkaḥ)
    Gen. sg. मूकस्य (mūkasya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative मूकः (mūkaḥ) मूकौ (mūkau) मूकाः (mūkāḥ)
    Vocative मूक (mūka) मूकौ (mūkau) मूकाः (mūkāḥ)
    Accusative मूकम् (mūkam) मूकौ (mūkau) मूकान् (mūkān)
    Instrumental मूकेन (mūkena) मूकाभ्याम् (mūkābhyām) मूकैः (mūkaiḥ)
    Dative मूकाय (mūkāya) मूकाभ्याम् (mūkābhyām) मूकेभ्यः (mūkebhyaḥ)
    Ablative मूकात् (mūkāt) मूकाभ्याम् (mūkābhyām) मूकेभ्यः (mūkebhyaḥ)
    Genitive मूकस्य (mūkasya) मूकयोः (mūkayoḥ) मूकानाम् (mūkānām)
    Locative मूके (mūke) मूकयोः (mūkayoḥ) मूकेषु (mūkeṣu)
    Feminine ā-stem declension of मूक
    Nom. sg. मूका (mūkā)
    Gen. sg. मूकायाः (mūkāyāḥ)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative मूका (mūkā) मूके (mūke) मूकाः (mūkāḥ)
    Vocative मूके (mūke) मूके (mūke) मूकाः (mūkāḥ)
    Accusative मूकाम् (mūkām) मूके (mūke) मूकाः (mūkāḥ)
    Instrumental मूकया (mūkayā) मूकाभ्याम् (mūkābhyām) मूकाभिः (mūkābhiḥ)
    Dative मूकायै (mūkāyai) मूकाभ्याम् (mūkābhyām) मूकाभ्यः (mūkābhyaḥ)
    Ablative मूकायाः (mūkāyāḥ) मूकाभ्याम् (mūkābhyām) मूकाभ्यः (mūkābhyaḥ)
    Genitive मूकायाः (mūkāyāḥ) मूकयोः (mūkayoḥ) मूकानाम् (mūkānām)
    Locative मूकायाम् (mūkāyām) मूकयोः (mūkayoḥ) मूकासु (mūkāsu)
    Neuter a-stem declension of मूक
    Nom. sg. मूकम् (mūkam)
    Gen. sg. मूकस्य (mūkasya)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative मूकम् (mūkam) मूके (mūke) मूकानि (mūkāni)
    Vocative मूक (mūka) मूके (mūke) मूकानि (mūkāni)
    Accusative मूकम् (mūkam) मूके (mūke) मूकानि (mūkāni)
    Instrumental मूकेन (mūkena) मूकाभ्याम् (mūkābhyām) मूकैः (mūkaiḥ)
    Dative मूकाय (mūkāya) मूकाभ्याम् (mūkābhyām) मूकेभ्यः (mūkebhyaḥ)
    Ablative मूकात् (mūkāt) मूकाभ्याम् (mūkābhyām) मूकेभ्यः (mūkebhyaḥ)
    Genitive मूकस्य (mūkasya) मूकयोः (mūkayoḥ) मूकानाम् (mūkānām)
    Locative मूके (mūke) मूकयोः (mūkayoḥ) मूकेषु (mūkeṣu)

    Descendants[edit]

    • Kannada: ಮೂಕ (mūka, dumb, mute).

    References[edit]

    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 825/2