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