मोक्ष

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मोक्ष (mokṣa).

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Noun[edit]

मोक्ष (mokṣm

  1. (Jainism, Hinduism) moksha (liberation from the cycle of reincarnation)

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root मोक्ष् (√mokṣ, to free one's self, loosen, liberate) (verb मोक्षते (mokṣate)); from Proto-Indo-Aryan *munćáti, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *munčáti, from Proto-Indo-European *mu-n-k-éti, from *(s)mewk-.

Noun[edit]

मोक्ष (mokṣam

  1. (Jainism, Hinduism) emancipation, liberation, release from; moksha
  2. release from worldly existence or transmigration, final or eternal emancipation
  3. death
  4. name of particular sacred hymns conducive to final emancipation
  5. (astronomy) the liberation of an eclipsed or occulted planet, the last contact or separation of the eclipsed and eclipsing bodies, end of an eclipse
  6. falling off or down. (compare गर्भ-)
  7. effusion
  8. setting free, deliverance (of a prisoner)
  9. loosing, untying (hair)
  10. settling (a question)
  11. acquittance of an obligation, discharge of a debt (compare रिण-)
  12. shedding or causing to flow (tears, blood etc.)
  13. casting, shooting, hurling
  14. strewing, scattering
  15. utterance (of a curse)
  16. relinquishment, abandonment
  17. name of the Divine mountain मेरु
  18. Schrebera swietenioides L.

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References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899