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गृणाति

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷerH- (to welcome, greet, praise). Cognates include Latin grātus (welcome), Old Church Slavonic жрьти (žrĭti, to sacrifice) and Old Prussian girtwei (to praise).

VerbEdit

गृणाति (gṛṇā́ti) (cl.9 P. Ā., root √gṝ)

  1. to call, call out to, invoke (RV., AV., ŚBr. IV, Bhag. XI, 21)
  2. to announce, proclaim (RV.)
  3. to mention with praise, praise, extol (RV., BhP. XI, 13, 41, Bhaṭṭ. VIII, 77)
  4. to pronounce, recite (MBh., VII, 1754, Ragh. BhP. I, 1, 14)
  5. to relate, teach in verses (Gaṇit. i, 4, 5)

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0363