Mridh, Mṛdh: 7 definitions


Mridh means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Mṛdh can be transliterated into English as Mrdh or Mridh, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mṛdh (मृध्).—1 U. (mardhati-te)

1) To be moist, or to moisten.

2) Ved. To hurt, kill.

3) To disregard.

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Mṛdh (मृध्).—f. Ved.

1) Battle, fight; भक्तिमान् स्वामिनि मृधे शक्तिमानतिकोपनः (bhaktimān svāmini mṛdhe śaktimānatikopanaḥ) Śiva B.22.13.

2) An enemy.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mṛdh (मृध्).—[(u) mṛdhu] r. 1st. cl. [mardha(rdha)ti-te] 1. To be moist or wet. 2. To hurt or kill.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mṛdh (मृध्).— (i. e. mṛ-dhā), i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] [Ātmanepada.] 1. To kill (ved.). 2. † To be moist or wet.

— Cf. probably (in spite of the anomal. correspondence), [Gothic.] maurthr; [Anglo-Saxon.] mórdher, mórdhor; [Old High German.] multjan; probably

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mṛdh (मृध्).—1. mardhati [participle] mṛddha (q.v.) neglect, forsake, contemn, despise.

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Mṛdh (मृध्).—2. [feminine] combat, fight; foe, enemy.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Mṛdh (मृध्):—1. mṛdh [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxi, 10 ]) mardhati, te ([Vedic or Veda] also [class] 6. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] mṛdhati, te; [Aorist] mardhīs, mardhiṣat, [Ṛg-veda]; [Potential] mṛdhyās, [ib.]),

—to neglect, forsake, abandon, [Ṛg-veda; Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra];

—to be moist or moisten or (undane), Dhstup.

2) 2. mṛdh f. fight, battle, [Ṛg-veda i, 174, 4] ([Sāyaṇa])

3) a contemner, adversary, foe, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Mridh in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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