मेघ

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मेघ ‎(megha), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃moygʰos ‎(fog, cloud).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मेघ ‎(meghm ‎(Urdu spelling میگھ)

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

मेघ m

  1. cloud
  2. rain

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃moygʰos ‎(fog, cloud). Cognates include Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬉𐬖𐬀 ‎(maēγa-, cloud), Persian میغ ‎(meġ, cloud, fog), Old Armenian մէգ ‎(mēg); compare also Ancient Greek ὀμίχλη ‎(omíkhlē, mist, fog) (modern Greek ομίχλη ‎(omíchli)), Russian мгла ‎(mgla), Polish mgła, Latvian migla, and Albanian mjegull from a related root.

Noun[edit]

मेघ ‎(meghám

  1. cloud (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air)
    मेघाकाशे भ्राम्यन्ति।
  2. a mass, multitude
  3. (in music) a particular rāga

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of मेघ
Nom. sg. मेघः ‎(meghaḥ)
Gen. sg. मेघस्य ‎(meghasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मेघः ‎(meghaḥ) मेघौ ‎(meghau) मेघाः ‎(meghāḥ)
Vocative मेघ ‎(megha) मेघौ ‎(meghau) मेघाः ‎(meghāḥ)
Accusative मेघम् ‎(megham) मेघौ ‎(meghau) मेघान् ‎(meghān)
Instrumental मेघेन ‎(meghena) मेघाभ्याम् ‎(meghābhyām) मेघैः ‎(meghaiḥ)
Dative मेघाय ‎(meghāya) मेघाभ्याम् ‎(meghābhyām) मेघेभ्यः ‎(meghebhyaḥ)
Ablative मेघात् ‎(meghāt) मेघाभ्याम् ‎(meghābhyām) मेघेभ्यः ‎(meghebhyaḥ)
Genitive मेघस्य ‎(meghasya) मेघयोः ‎(meghayoḥ) मेघानाम् ‎(meghānām)
Locative मेघे ‎(meghe) मेघयोः ‎(meghayoḥ) मेघेषु ‎(megheṣu)

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 0831