See also: ईश
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).
ईश् • (īś)
- cl.2 Ā. ईष्टे, or Ved. ईशे to own, possess.
- to belong to.
- to dispose of, be valid or powerful.
- 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).
- to command.
- to rule, reign.
- to behave like a master, allow KaṭhUp.; ([cf. Goth. aigan, ‘to have’; Old Germ. eigan, ‘own’; Mod. Germ. eigen.])
ईश् • (īś) m
- Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.