मूल

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Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀽𑀮 (mūla), from Sanskrit मूल (mūla). Cognate with Gujarati મૂળ (mūḷ) and Bengali মূল (mūl).

Adjective[edit]

मूल (mūl)

  1. original, basic, fundamental
  2. native, indigenous
  3. ancient, continually existent

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Noun[edit]

मूल (mūlm

  1. original copy
  2. source, origin

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit मूल (mūla). Cognate with Gujarati મૂળ (mūḷ).

Noun[edit]

मूल (mūln

  1. (of a plant) root
  2. (by extension) origin
    Synonym: निदान (nidān)
  3. (by extension) progenitor, first ancestor

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Etymology 2[edit]

नपुसकलिंग (napusakliṅg): मूल n (mūl)
पुल्लिंग (pulliṅg): मुलगा m (mulgā)
स्त्रीलिंग (strīliṅg): मुलगी f (mulgī)

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

मूल (mūln

  1. child or kid regardless of gender or age
    Synonym: पोर (por)
  2. son or daughter regardless of gender
    Synonym: लेकरू (lekrū)

Usage notes[edit]

While the neuter word मूल (mūl) is often used interchangeably with the words मुलगा (mulgā) and मुलगी (mulgī), the word मूल (mūl) should be discriminated from the words मुलगा (mulgā) and मुलगी (mulgī).

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Nepali[edit]

Adjective[edit]

मूल (mūla), pronounced मुल् (mul)

  1. main, primary
  2. essential, necessary

Noun[edit]

मूल (mūl), pronounced मुल (mul)

  1. root, source

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

मूल n

  1. Devanagari script form of mūla

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from a Proto-Dravidian word corresponding with modern Tamil முளா (muḷā) or முள்ளங்கி (muḷḷaṅki), although the direction of borrowing is unclear. Also compared to Ancient Greek μῶλυ (môlu).

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Noun[edit]

मूल (mū́lan

  1. root
  2. radish
  3. base, foundation
  4. origin, beginning
  5. cause

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem declension of मूल (mū́la)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मूलम्
mū́lam
मूले
mū́le
मूलानि / मूला¹
mū́lāni / mū́lā¹
Vocative मूल
mū́la
मूले
mū́le
मूलानि / मूला¹
mū́lāni / mū́lā¹
Accusative मूलम्
mū́lam
मूले
mū́le
मूलानि / मूला¹
mū́lāni / mū́lā¹
Instrumental मूलेन
mū́lena
मूलाभ्याम्
mū́lābhyām
मूलैः / मूलेभिः¹
mū́laiḥ / mū́lebhiḥ¹
Dative मूलाय
mū́lāya
मूलाभ्याम्
mū́lābhyām
मूलेभ्यः
mū́lebhyaḥ
Ablative मूलात्
mū́lāt
मूलाभ्याम्
mū́lābhyām
मूलेभ्यः
mū́lebhyaḥ
Genitive मूलस्य
mū́lasya
मूलयोः
mū́layoḥ
मूलानाम्
mū́lānām
Locative मूले
mū́le
मूलयोः
mū́layoḥ
मूलेषु
mū́leṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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