गृभ्णाति

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *gr̥bʰnáHti, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gʰr̥bʰnáHti, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrebʰ- (to seize, snatch, grab). Cognate with Avestan 𐬔𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬡(garəβ, to seize), Macedonian грабне (grabne, to snatch), Middle Low German grabben. Compare also English grab, a borrowing from Middle Low German.

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गृभ्णाति (gṛbhṇā́ti) (root ग्रभ्, class 9, type P)

  1. to seize
  2. to take by the hand