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EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀼𑀳 (muha), 𑀫𑀼𑀖 (mugha), from Sanskrit मुख (mukha, mouth, face, visage), from Proto-Indo-European *ment- (to chew; jaw, mouth).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

मुँह (mũhm (Urdu spelling منہ)

  1. (anatomy) mouth
    तुम्हारे मुँह में क्या है?
    tumhāre mũh mẽ kyā hai?
    What's in your mouth?
    Synonyms: मुख (mukh)
  2. (anatomy) face
    उसने मेरे मुँह पर पानी डाला।
    usne mere mũh par pānī ḍālā.
    He put water on my face.
    Synonyms: चेहरा (cehrā)
  3. direction
  4. (figuratively) regard, consideration
  5. (figuratively) reputation

DeclensionEdit

Declension of मुँह
Singular Plural
Direct मुँह (mũh) मुँह (mũh)
Oblique मुँह (mũh) मुँहों (mũhõ)
Vocative मुँह (mũh) मुँहो (mũho)

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “मुँह”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons