मौन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मौन (mauná).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

मौन (maunm (Urdu spelling مون)

  1. silence, taciturnity
    वह इस छुट्टी के लिए मौन-व्रत ले लिया।
    vah is chuṭṭī ke lie maun-vrat le liyā.
    For this holiday, he has taken a vow of silence.
    Synonyms: ख़ामोशी (xāmośī)

Adjective[edit]

मौन (maun) (Urdu spelling مون)

  1. silent, speechless
    Synonyms: ख़ामोश (xāmoś)
    मौन रहो! अध्यापक बात कर रहा है।
    maun raho! adhyāpak bāt kar rahā hai.
    Keep silent! The teacher is speaking.

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “मौन”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “मौन”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit मौन (mauná).

Noun[edit]

मौन (maunn

  1. silence, refraining from speech

Adjective[edit]

मौन (maun)

  1. silent

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “मौन”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “मौन”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press

Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /mɑːw.n̪ɐ́/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmɑw.n̪ɐ/
  • Noun[edit]

    मौन (maunán

    1. silence, taciturnity
      मौनं स्वीकृति लक्षणम्।
      maunaṃ svīkṛti lakṣaṇam.
      Silence is (half) consent.
    2. the unblooming state
    3. the office or position of a holy sage

    Inflection[edit]

    Neuter a-stem declension of मौन (mauná)
    Singular Dual Plural
    Nominative मौनम्
    maunám
    मौने
    mauné
    मौनानि / मौना¹
    maunā́ni / maunā́¹
    Vocative मौन
    maúna
    मौने
    maúne
    मौनानि / मौना¹
    maúnāni / maúnā¹
    Accusative मौनम्
    maunám
    मौने
    mauné
    मौनानि / मौना¹
    maunā́ni / maunā́¹
    Instrumental मौनेन
    maunéna
    मौनाभ्याम्
    maunā́bhyām
    मौनैः / मौनेभिः¹
    maunaíḥ / maunébhiḥ¹
    Dative मौनाय
    maunā́ya
    मौनाभ्याम्
    maunā́bhyām
    मौनेभ्यः
    maunébhyaḥ
    Ablative मौनात्
    maunā́t
    मौनाभ्याम्
    maunā́bhyām
    मौनेभ्यः
    maunébhyaḥ
    Genitive मौनस्य
    maunásya
    मौनयोः
    maunáyoḥ
    मौनानाम्
    maunā́nām
    Locative मौने
    mauné
    मौनयोः
    maunáyoḥ
    मौनेषु
    maunéṣu
    Notes
    • ¹Vedic

    Derived terms[edit]

    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, pages 836/3, 837/1