मिथुन

See also: मैथुन

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

मिथुन n

  1. Devanagari script form of mithuna

DeclensionEdit


SanskritEdit

AdjectiveEdit

मिथुन (mithuná)

  1. paired, forming a pair
    • RV 1.173.2d
      अर्चद वर्षा वर्षभिः सवेदुहव्यैर्म्र्गो नाश्नो अति यज्जुगुर्यात |
      पर मन्दयुर्मनां गूर्त होता भरते मर्यो मिथुना यजत्रः ||
      arcad vṛṣā vṛṣabhiḥ sveduhavyairmṛgho nāśno ati yajjughuryāt |
      pra mandayurmanāṃ ghūrta hotā bharate maryo mithunā yajatraḥ ||
      Let the Bull sing with Bulls whose toil is worship, with a loud roar like some wild beast that hungers.
      Praised God! the glad priest brings his heart's devotion; the holy youth presents twofold oblation.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of मिथुन
Nom. sg. मिथुनः (mithunaḥ)
Gen. sg. मिथुनस्य (mithunasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मिथुनः (mithunaḥ) मिथुनौ (mithunau) मिथुनाः (mithunāḥ)
Vocative मिथुन (mithuna) मिथुनौ (mithunau) मिथुनाः (mithunāḥ)
Accusative मिथुनम् (mithunam) मिथुनौ (mithunau) मिथुनान् (mithunān)
Instrumental मिथुनेन (mithunena) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनैः (mithunaiḥ)
Dative मिथुनाय (mithunāya) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनेभ्यः (mithunebhyaḥ)
Ablative मिथुनात् (mithunāt) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनेभ्यः (mithunebhyaḥ)
Genitive मिथुनस्य (mithunasya) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनानाम् (mithunānām)
Locative मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनेषु (mithuneṣu)
Feminine ā-stem declension of मिथुन
Nom. sg. मिथुना (mithunā)
Gen. sg. मिथुनायाः (mithunāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मिथुना (mithunā) मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनाः (mithunāḥ)
Vocative मिथुने (mithune) मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनाः (mithunāḥ)
Accusative मिथुनाम् (mithunām) मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनाः (mithunāḥ)
Instrumental मिथुनया (mithunayā) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनाभिः (mithunābhiḥ)
Dative मिथुनायै (mithunāyai) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनाभ्यः (mithunābhyaḥ)
Ablative मिथुनायाः (mithunāyāḥ) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनाभ्यः (mithunābhyaḥ)
Genitive मिथुनायाः (mithunāyāḥ) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनानाम् (mithunānām)
Locative मिथुनायाम् (mithunāyām) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनासु (mithunāsu)
Neuter a-stem declension of मिथुन
Nom. sg. मिथुनम् (mithunam)
Gen. sg. मिथुनस्य (mithunasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मिथुनम् (mithunam) मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनानि (mithunāni)
Vocative मिथुन (mithuna) मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनानि (mithunāni)
Accusative मिथुनम् (mithunam) मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनानि (mithunāni)
Instrumental मिथुनेन (mithunena) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनैः (mithunaiḥ)
Dative मिथुनाय (mithunāya) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनेभ्यः (mithunebhyaḥ)
Ablative मिथुनात् (mithunāt) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनेभ्यः (mithunebhyaḥ)
Genitive मिथुनस्य (mithunasya) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनानाम् (mithunānām)
Locative मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनेषु (mithuneṣu)

NounEdit

मिथुन (mithunám

  1. a pair (male and female; but also "any couple or pair")
    • RV 1.144.4b
      यमीं दवा सवयसा सपर्यतः समाने योना मिथुना समोकसा |
      दिवा न नक्तं पलितो युवाजनि पुरू चरन्नजरो मानुषा युगा ||
      yamīṃ dvā savayasā saparyataḥ samāne yonā mithunā samokasā |
      divā na naktaṃ palito yuvājani purū carannajaro mānuṣā yughā ||
      He whom the two copartners with observance tend, the pair who dwell together in the same abode,
      By night as in the day the grey one was born young, passing untouched by eld through many an age of man.

Usage notesEdit

Usually dual. In later language, mostly n. At the end of a compound. feminine in -ā.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of मिथुन
Nom. sg. मिथुनः (mithunaḥ)
Gen. sg. मिथुनस्य (mithunasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मिथुनः (mithunaḥ) मिथुनौ (mithunau) मिथुनाः (mithunāḥ)
Vocative मिथुन (mithuna) मिथुनौ (mithunau) मिथुनाः (mithunāḥ)
Accusative मिथुनम् (mithunam) मिथुनौ (mithunau) मिथुनान् (mithunān)
Instrumental मिथुनेन (mithunena) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनैः (mithunaiḥ)
Dative मिथुनाय (mithunāya) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनेभ्यः (mithunebhyaḥ)
Ablative मिथुनात् (mithunāt) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनेभ्यः (mithunebhyaḥ)
Genitive मिथुनस्य (mithunasya) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनानाम् (mithunānām)
Locative मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनेषु (mithuneṣu)

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

मिथुन (mithunán

  1. pairing, copulation
  2. a pair or couple (but also "twins")
  3. (astrology, sometimes masculine) the sign of the zodiac Gemini or the third arc of 30 degrees in a circle
  4. the other part, complement or companion of anything (also applied to a kind of small statue at the entrance of a temple)
  5. honey and ghee
  6. (grammar) root compounded with a preposition

DeclensionEdit

Neuter a-stem declension of मिथुन
Nom. sg. मिथुनम् (mithunam)
Gen. sg. मिथुनस्य (mithunasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative मिथुनम् (mithunam) मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनानि (mithunāni)
Vocative मिथुन (mithuna) मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनानि (mithunāni)
Accusative मिथुनम् (mithunam) मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनानि (mithunāni)
Instrumental मिथुनेन (mithunena) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनैः (mithunaiḥ)
Dative मिथुनाय (mithunāya) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनेभ्यः (mithunebhyaḥ)
Ablative मिथुनात् (mithunāt) मिथुनाभ्याम् (mithunābhyām) मिथुनेभ्यः (mithunebhyaḥ)
Genitive मिथुनस्य (mithunasya) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनानाम् (mithunānām)
Locative मिथुने (mithune) मिथुनयोः (mithunayoḥ) मिथुनेषु (mithuneṣu)


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