मोह

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑁄𑀳 (moha), from Sanskrit मोह (moha).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मोह (mohm

  1. bewilderment, infatuation, attachment
  2. love, charm

Declension[edit]

Declension of मोह
singular plural
direct मोह (moh) मोह (moh)
oblique मोह (moh) मोहों (mohõ)
vocative मोह (moh) मोहो (moho)

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Pali[edit]

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Noun[edit]

मोह m

  1. stupidity
  2. delusion

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *máwǰʰas, from *mawǰʰ- ~ *mawgʰ- (to err, to be foolish, to deviate). Cognate with Avestan 𐬆𐬴𐬆𐬨𐬀𐬊𐬖𐬀 (əṣ̌əmaoγa, teacher of false doctrines), Middle Persian 'hl-mwg'n (heretics).

Noun[edit]

मोह (móham

  1. loss of consciousness, bewilderment, perplexity, distraction, infatuation, delusion, error, folly
  2. fainting, stupefaction, a swoon.
  3. (in phil.) darkness or delusion of mind (preventing the discernment of truth and leading men to believe in the reality of worldly objects)
  4. (with Buddhists) ignorance (one of the three roots of vice Dharmas. 139)
  5. a magical art employed to bewilder an enemy (= मोहन).
  6. wonder, amazement.
  7. Infatuation personified (as the offspring of ब्रह्मा).

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of मोह
Nom. sg. मोहः (mohaḥ)
Gen. sg. मोहस्य (mohasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मोहः (mohaḥ) मोहौ (mohau) मोहाः (mohāḥ)
Vocative मोह (moha) मोहौ (mohau) मोहाः (mohāḥ)
Accusative मोहम् (moham) मोहौ (mohau) मोहान् (mohān)
Instrumental मोहेन (mohena) मोहाभ्याम् (mohābhyām) मोहैः (mohaiḥ)
Dative मोहाय (mohāya) मोहाभ्याम् (mohābhyām) मोहेभ्यः (mohebhyaḥ)
Ablative मोहात् (mohāt) मोहाभ्याम् (mohābhyām) मोहेभ्यः (mohebhyaḥ)
Genitive मोहस्य (mohasya) मोहयोः (mohayoḥ) मोहानाम् (mohānām)
Locative मोहे (mohe) मोहयोः (mohayoḥ) मोहेषु (moheṣu)

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References[edit]

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