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अस्मि

  1. Devanagari script form of asmi, which is first-person singular present/imperative active of अत्थि (atthi, to be)

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From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hásmi, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hásmi, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi (I am, I exist). Cognate with Ancient Greek εἰμί (eimí), Latin sum, Old English eom (whence English am).

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अस्मि (ásmi)

  1. present active first-person singular of अस्ति (ásti)
    अहम् अस्मि
    ahám ásmi.
    I am.