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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hāwíṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hāwíš, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂owís, from the root *h₂ew- (to see, perceive), whence also possibly उवे (uvé). Cognate with Ancient Greek αἰσθάνομαι (aisthánomai, to perceive), Hittite 𒌋𒀪𒄭 (u-uḫ-ḫi, I see), Latin audiō (I hear, listen).

Traditional etymologists connect it to वहिस् (vahis) and अव (ava), or to आविद् (ā-vid).

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AdverbEdit

आविस् (āvís)

  1. before the eyes, openly, manifestly, evidently

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