नभस्

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud). Cognate with Latin nebula, Ancient Greek νέφος (néphos) and Hittite 𒉈𒂊𒁉𒅖 (nēpis).

NounEdit

नभस् (nábhasn

  1. mist, clouds, vapour (especially of Soma juice)
  2. the sky or atmosphere (in dual: heaven and earth)
  3. ether (as an element)

DescendantsEdit

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 0527
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