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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Háwṣati, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háwšati, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éwseti, from *h₁ews- (to burn). Cognate with Ancient Greek εὕω (heúō).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐ́w.ʂɐ.t̪i/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈoː.ʂɐ.t̪i/
  • VerbEdit

    ओषति (óṣati) (class 1, type parasmaipada)

    1. to burn, burn down
    2. to punish, chastise

    ReferencesEdit

    • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 220