मूष्

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See also: मेष and मषि

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *múh₂s. Cognate with Latin mūs, Ancient Greek μῦς (mûs), Persian موش (muš), Old Church Slavonic мꙑшь (myšĭ), Old English mūs (English mouse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मूष् (mū́ṣm, f

  1. mouse
  2. "stealer", "thief" (literal meaning from verbal root √muṣ)

Derived terms[edit]

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 0827