Śabda-sudhā is a series dedicated to understanding Sanskrit words with their etymology, translation, examples from various Sanskrit texts and simple examples, synonyms etc. This blog aims to help the readers make the right usage of Sanskrit word at the right place.


Śabda-sudhā - Muhuh

Name of the series: शब्दसुधा – Śabda-sudhā – Sanskrit Snapshot

Category of words: अव्ययम् (Indeclinable words)

Word: मुहुः

Description of the word: मुह वैचित्ये इति धातोः मुहेः किच्च (उ.२/१२१) इत्यौणादिकेन सूत्रेण उस्-प्रत्यये मुहुः इति रूपं सिद्ध्यति।
Meaning in English: Moment, in a moment, again and again, suddenly.

उदाहरणानि –

  • हृष्यामि च मुहुर्मुहुः। (भगवद्गीता – 18/76)
    I am enjoying every moment.
  • भयोत्पादकाः मुहुर्मुहुः सीमोल्लङ्घनं कुर्वन्ति ।
    Terrorists cross their limit repeatedly.
  • बुद्धिमतीं पुत्रीं दृष्ट्वा पिता मुहुर्मुहुः हृष्यति ।
    Father enjoys every moment watching his intelligent daughter.

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