मृदु

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(h₂)moldus, *(h₂)ml̥dus ‎(soft, weak). Cognates include Old Prussian maldai ‎(boys), Old Church Slavonic младъ ‎(mladŭ, young), Latin mollis ‎(soft, weak), Old Armenian մեղկ ‎(mełk, soft, weak), Ancient Greek βλαδύς ‎(bladús, weak) and ἀμαλδύνω ‎(amaldúnō, to weaken, destroy).

AdjectiveEdit

मृदु ‎(mṛdú)

  1. soft, delicate, tender, pliant, mild, gentle (VS. etc.)
  2. weak, feeble (AV.)
  3. slight, moderate (Suśr.)
  4. slow (gait) MBh., Kāv. etc.)
  5. (astronomy) situated in the upper apsis (Gaṇit.)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

मृदु ‎(mṛdúm

  1. the planet Saturn (VarBṛS.)
  2. name of a king and various other men VP. (compare बिदादि ‎(bidā*di))

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

मृदु ‎(mṛduf

  1. Aloe perfoliata (L.)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

मृदु ‎(mṛdún

  1. softness, mildness, gentleness (MBh. Kāv. etc.) (also m Pāṇ. 2-2, 8, Vārtt. 3, Pat.)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0830
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