See also: ईश

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyḱ-(ability, possession). Same Indo-European source as Avestan 𐬀𐬉𐬱𐬁(aēšā-, ability, possessions), Tocharian B aik-(to know) and Proto-Germanic *aiganą (English own).

VerbEdit

ईश् (īś)

  1. cl.2 Ā. ईष्टे, or Ved. ईशे to own, possess.
  2. to belong to.
  3. to dispose of, be valid or powerful.
  4. to be master of (with gen., or Ved. with gen. of an inf., or with a common inf., or the loc. of an abstract noun).
  5. to command.
  6. to rule, reign.
  7. to behave like a master, allow KaṭhUp.; ([cf. Goth. aigan, ‘to have’; Old Germ. eigan, ‘own’; Mod. Germ. eigen.])

NounEdit

ईश् (īśm

  1. master, lord, the supreme spirit
  2. name of Shiva

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.