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