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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *úpa, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *úpa, from Proto-Indo-European *upo (under, below).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ú.pɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈu.pɐ/
  • AdverbEdit

    उप (úpa)

    1. therefore, moreover (RV., AV., ŚBr., PārGṛ.)

    PrepositionEdit

    उप (úpa)

    1. towards
    2. near
    3. under, below
    4. at
    5. on, upon, above
    6. up to
    7. in
    8. at the time of
    9. with
    10. at the same time as
    11. according to

    Usage notesEdit

    Definitions 1–3 take the accusative, 4–8 take the locative, 9–11 take the instrumental case.

    ReferencesEdit

    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, pages 0194, 0195