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ग्रसति

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gras- (to gnaw).

VerbEdit

ग्रसति (grasati)

  1. to affect or control
  2. to seize with the mouth, take into the mouth, swallow, devour, eat, consume
  3. to swallow up, cause to disappear
  4. to eclipse
  5. to swallow or slur over words, pronounce indistinctly
  6. to suppress, stop or neglect (a lawsuit)
  7. to consume, swallow

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 371