मूर्धन्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *mr̥Hdʰā́, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mr̥Hdʰā́, from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥Hdʰṓ. Cognate with Avestan 𐬐𐬀-𐬨𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬜𐬀‎(ka-mərəδa‎, head), Old English molda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मूर्धन् (mūrdhánm

  1. the forehead, skull, head
  2. (figuratively) the top of something, apex, summit; beginning, first
  3. (geometry) the base
  4. (linguistics) the roof/top of the palate
  5. (Buddhism) a state of exaltation

Declension[edit]

Masculine an-stem declension of मूर्धन् (mūrdhán)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मूर्धा
mūrdhā́
मूर्धानौ / मूर्धाना¹
mūrdhā́nau / mūrdhā́nā¹
मूर्धानः
mūrdhā́naḥ
Vocative मूर्धन्
mūrdhán
मूर्धानौ / मूर्धाना¹
mū́rdhānau / mū́rdhānā¹
मूर्धानः
mū́rdhānaḥ
Accusative मूर्धानम्
mūrdhā́nam
मूर्धानौ / मूर्धाना¹
mūrdhā́nau / mūrdhā́nā¹
मूर्धनः
mūrdhánaḥ
Instrumental मूर्धना
mūrdhánā
मूर्धभ्याम्
mūrdhábhyām
मूर्धभिः
mūrdhábhiḥ
Dative मूर्धने
mūrdháne
मूर्धभ्याम्
mūrdhábhyām
मूर्धभ्यः
mūrdhábhyaḥ
Ablative मूर्धनः
mūrdhánaḥ
मूर्धभ्याम्
mūrdhábhyām
मूर्धभ्यः
mūrdhábhyaḥ
Genitive मूर्धनः
mūrdhánaḥ
मूर्धनोः
mūrdhánoḥ
मूर्धनाम्
mūrdhánām
Locative मूर्धनि
mūrdháni
मूर्धनोः
mūrdhánoḥ
मूर्धसु
mūrdhásu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

Derived terms[edit]