मृत्यु

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मृत्यु(mṛtyú), ultimately from a Proto-Indo-European root *mr̥t-, from *mer-(to die). Cognate to Spanish muerte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मृत्यु ‎(mŕtyuf ‎(Urdu spelling مرتیو)

  1. death
    यह रोगी मृत्यु के द्वार पर है।
    This patient is on the verge of death.
    जीवन और मृत्यु का प्रश्न है।
    It is a question of life and death.
  2. personification of Yama, the God of death

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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


Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from a Proto-Indo-European root *mr̥t-, from *mer-(to die). Cognate to Lithuanian mirtis, Latin mors.

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
Nom. sg. मृत्युः(mṛtyuḥ)
Gen. sg. मृत्योः(mṛtyoḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मृत्युः(mṛtyuḥ) मृत्यू(mṛtyū) मृत्यवः(mṛtyavaḥ)
Vocative मृत्यो(mṛtyo) मृत्यू(mṛtyū) मृत्यवः(mṛtyavaḥ)
Accusative मृत्युम्(mṛtyum) मृत्यू(mṛtyū) मृत्यून्(mṛtyūn)
Instrumental मृत्युना(mṛtyunā) मृत्युभ्याम्(mṛtyubhyām) मृत्युभिः(mṛtyubhiḥ)
Dative मृत्यवे(mṛtyave) मृत्युभ्याम्(mṛtyubhyām) मृत्युभ्यः(mṛtyubhyaḥ)
Ablative मृत्योः(mṛtyoḥ) मृत्युभ्याम्(mṛtyubhyām) मृत्युभ्यः(mṛtyubhyaḥ)
Genitive मृत्योः(mṛtyoḥ) मृत्य्वोः(mṛtyvoḥ) मृत्यूनाम्(mṛtyūnām)
Locative मृत्यौ(mṛtyau) मृत्य्वोः(mṛtyvoḥ) मृत्युषु(mṛtyuṣu)

Descendants[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