Muh: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Muh (मुह्).—4 P. (muhyati, mugdha or mūḍha)

1) To faint, swoon, lose consciousness, become senseless; इहाहं द्रष्टुमाह्वं तां स्मरन्नेवं मुमोह सः (ihāhaṃ draṣṭumāhvaṃ tāṃ smarannevaṃ mumoha saḥ) Bk.6.21;1.2;15.16.

2) To be perplexed or bewildered, to be disturbed in mind, be at a loss; आपत्स्वपि न मुह्यन्ति नराः पण्डितबुद्धयः (āpatsvapi na muhyanti narāḥ paṇḍitabuddhayaḥ) H.1.145; Ki. 18.9.

3) To be foolish, stupid, or infatuated.

4) To fail.

5) To err, mistake. -Caus. (mohayati-te)

1) To stupefy, infatuate; मा मूमुहत् खलु भवन्तमनन्यजन्मा (mā mūmuhat khalu bhavantamananyajanmā) Māl.1. 32.

2) To confound, bewilder, perplex; व्यामिश्रेणेव वाक्येन बुद्धिं मोहयसीव मे (vyāmiśreṇeva vākyena buddhiṃ mohayasīva me) Bg.3.2;4.16.

3) To throw into confusion.

4) To cause to err or mistake.

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

Muh (मुह्).—[(ū) muhū] r. 4th cl. (muhyati) To be foolish, to be incapable of discrimination or judgment, to be bereft of sense or wisdom.

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

Muh (मुह्).—i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To be faint, to lose consciousness, Chr. 32, 24. 2. To be disturbed (in mind), to be perplexed, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 2, 13. 3. To fail, [Hitopadeśa] iii. [distich] 54. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. I. mūdha. 1. Perplexed, confused, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 77. 2. Foolish, stupid, [Nala] 6, 12; 18, 10. 3. Deceived. 4. Ignorant, unlearned, [Pañcatantra] 243, 18. m. 1. A fool, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 32, 15. 2. A sluggard. Ii. mugdha. 1. Stupid, [Pañcatantra] 166, 25. 2. Being in love, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 36. 3. Innocent, [distich] 24. 4. Simple. 5. Beautiful, lovely, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 14, 5. Comp. A-mūḍha, adj. 1. not perplexed, bold. 2. wise. Diṅmūḍha, i. e. diś-, adj. one who has lost the points of the compass, and cannot tell the east from the west, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 60, 3. Mahā -mūḍha, adj. very foolish, a great fool, [Pañcatantra] 38, 12. Ati-mugdha, being much in love, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 197, 2. Frequent. momuhya, To be much disturbed, Mahābhārata 4, 801. [Causal.] mohaya, 1. To perplex, Mahābhārata 1, 5457. 2. To infatuate, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 179, M.M.; [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 55, 22; mokita, Infatuated, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 25, M.M. 3. To stupefy, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 96. mohita, 1. Puzzled, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 36, 8. 2. Beguiled, [Nala] 8, 16.

— With the prep. vyā vi-ā, [Causal.] To disturb, to perplex, [Pañcatantra] 129, 8. vyāmohita, Infatuated, [Pañcatantra] 199, 1.

— With ud ud, unmugdha, Disturbed, [Siddhāntakaumudi, (ed. Calc., 4to.)] 16, 6.

— With pari pari, [Causal.], [Ātmanepada.] To perplex, Mahābhārata 1, 3571. parimūḍha, Bewildered, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 23, 7.

— With pra pra, I. pramūḍha. 1. Fainted, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 160, 10. 2. Disturbed, perplexed, [Matsyopākhyāna] 54. 3. Foolish, stupid, a fool. Ii. pramuadha. Fainted, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 164, 17. [Causal.] To pérturb, [Draupadīpramātha] 6, 21. pramohita, Insensible.

— With vipra vi-pra, To be disturbed, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 2, 72. [Causal.] To perplex, Mahābhārata 1, 5978.

— With vi vi, I. vimūḍha. 1. Bewildered, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 101, 1. 2. Beguiled. 3. Foolish. m. A kind of divine being (i. e. mūdha with vi, Wise), [Sundopasundopākhyāna] 3, 5. Ii. vimugdha, Bewildered, [Hitopadeśa] 91, 9, M.M.; absorbed. [Causal.] 1. To disturb, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 3, 40. 2. To infatuate, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 378. vimohita, Bewitched, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 25, 274.

— With sam sam, To be disturbed, Mahābhārata 3, 10978. I. saṃmūḍha. 1. Bewildered. 2. Stupefied. 3. Foolish, [Hitopadeśa] iv. [distich] 71. 4. Produced rapidly. 5. Heaped. 6. Broken. Ii. saṃmugdha. 1. Fascinated. 2. Stupefied, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 171, 5. 3. Beautiful. [Causal.] 1. To perplex, Mahābhārata 2, 1949. 2. To infatuate, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 210.

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

Muh (मुह्).—muhyati (muhyate), [participle] mugdha & mūḍha (q.v.) be confused or faint; ert, lose one’s senses; fail, not turn out well. [Causative] mohayati, te confuse, bewilder, disarrange, cause to rr or fail. [Intensive] momuhyate be in great confusion.

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

1) Muh (मुह्):—1. muh [class] 4. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxvi, 89]) muhyati (rarely [Ātmanepada] te; [perfect tense] mumoha, [Brāhmaṇa] etc. ; mumuhe, [Mahābhārata]; [Aorist] amuhat, [Brāhmaṇa]; [future] mohitā, mogdhā, moḍhā [grammar]; mohiṣyati, [Brāhmaṇa]; mokṣyati [grammar]; [infinitive mood] muhe, [Ṛg-veda]; [indeclinable participle] mohitvā, muhiśvā; mugdhvā, mūḍhvā [grammar]; -moham [grammar]),

—to become stupefied or unconscious, be bewildered or perplexed, err, be mistaken, go astray, [Ṛg-veda] etc., etc.;

—to become confused, fail, miscarry (opp. to √kḷp), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.:—[Causal] mohayati (mc. also te; [Aorist], amūmuhat; [Passive voice], mohyate),

—to stupefy, bewilder, confound, perplex, cause to err or fail, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

— ([Ātmanepada], with adhvānam) to cause to go the wrong way, [Mahābhārata] :—[Desiderative] mumohiṣati, mumuhiṣati, mumukṣati [grammar]:—[Intensive] momuhyate ([Mahābhārata]), momogdhi and momoḍhi ([grammar]), to be greatly bewildered or perplexed.

2) 2. muh ([nominative case] muk or muṭ, [Pāṇini 8-2, 33 [Scholiast or Commentator]]) See mano-muh.

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

Muh (मुह्):—(ya) muhyati 4. a. To be foolish.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Muh (मुह्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Gumma, Mujjha.

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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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