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पायु

SanskritEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

पायु (pāyúm

  1. (anatomy) anus
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *poh₂yu-, from *peh₂- (to protect) (whence also Sanskrit पाति (pā́ti)). Cognate with Ancient Greek πῶυ (pôu, flock of sheep).

NounEdit

पायु (pāyúm

  1. guard, protector, (especially instrumental plural "with protecting powers or actions, helpfully")
  2. name of a man (RV. VI, 47, 24)
DeclensionEdit