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]

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

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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