mṛtyu मृत्यु

Definition: m. Death personified, the god of disease (sometimes identified with yama- or with viṣṇu-;or said to be a son of adharma- by nirṛti- or of brahmā- or of kali- or of māyā-;he has also the patronymics prādhvaṃsana- and sāmparāyaṇa-, and is sometimes reckoned among the 11 rudra-s, and sometimes regarded as vyāsa- in the 6th dvāpara- or as a teacher etc.) etc.