मृत्यु

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मृत्यु (mṛtyú).

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Noun[edit]

मृत्यु (mŕtyuf (Urdu spelling مرتیو)

  1. death
    यह रोगी मृत्यु के द्वार पर है।
    yah rogī mŕtyu ke dvār par hai.
    This patient is on the verge of death.
    जीवन और मृत्यु का प्रश्न है।
    jīvan aur mŕtyu kā praśna hai.
    It is a question of life and death.
  2. personification of Yama, the God of death

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References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “मृत्यु”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *mr̥tyúṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mr̥tyúš (death), from Proto-Indo-European *mer- (to die). Cognate with Avestan 𐬨𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬚𐬌𐬌𐬎 (mərəθiiu), Old Persian [script needed] (məršiyu), Lithuanian mirtis, Latin mors.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मृत्यु (mṛtyúm

  1. death, dying
  2. Death personified, the god of disease
  3. name of the god of love
  4. name of a particular ekāha
  5. (astrology) name of the 8th house
  6. (astrology) name of the 17th yoga

Declension[edit]

Masculine u-stem declension of मृत्यु (mṛtyú)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मृत्युः
mṛtyúḥ
मृत्यू
mṛtyū́
मृत्यवः
mṛtyávaḥ
Vocative मृत्यो
mṛ́tyo
मृत्यू
mṛ́tyū
मृत्यवः
mṛ́tyavaḥ
Accusative मृत्युम्
mṛtyúm
मृत्यू
mṛtyū́
मृत्यून्
mṛtyū́n
Instrumental मृत्युना / मृत्य्वा¹
mṛtyúnā / mṛtyvā̀¹
मृत्युभ्याम्
mṛtyúbhyām
मृत्युभिः
mṛtyúbhiḥ
Dative मृत्यवे / मृत्य्वे²
mṛtyáve / mṛtyvè²
मृत्युभ्याम्
mṛtyúbhyām
मृत्युभ्यः
mṛtyúbhyaḥ
Ablative मृत्योः / मृत्य्वः²
mṛtyóḥ / mṛtyvàḥ²
मृत्युभ्याम्
mṛtyúbhyām
मृत्युभ्यः
mṛtyúbhyaḥ
Genitive मृत्योः / मृत्य्वः²
mṛtyóḥ / mṛtyvàḥ²
मृत्य्वोः
mṛtyvóḥ
मृत्यूनाम्
mṛtyūnā́m
Locative मृत्यौ
mṛtyaú
मृत्य्वोः
mṛtyvóḥ
मृत्युषु
mṛtyúṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
  • ²Less common

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