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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- ‎(to live). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic жити ‎(žiti), Ancient Greek βίος ‎(bíos), Latin vīvō.

VerbEdit

जीवति ‎(jī́vati)

  1. to live, be or remain alive
  2. to revive
  3. to support life, keep alive
  4. to nourish, bring up
  5. to seek a livelihood, wish to live by

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DescendantsEdit

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, page 422
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