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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *aštā, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Compare Avestan 𐬀𐬱𐬙𐬀 (ašta), Persian هشت (hašt), also Latvian astoņi, Ancient Greek ὀκτώ (oktṓ), Latin octō, English eight.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐ́ʂ.ʈɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈɐʂ.ʈɐ/
  • NumeralEdit

    Sanskrit numbers (edit)
    80
    [a], [b] ←  7
    8
    9  → 
        Cardinal: अष्ट (aṣṭa), अष्टन् (aṣṭan)

    अष्ट (áṣṭa)

    1. (cardinal) eight

    Derived termsEdit

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