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See also: जीवित

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *ȷ́íHwati, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ǰíHwati, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷíh₃weti (to live). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic жити (žiti), Ancient Greek βίος (bíos), Latin vīvō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d͡ʑíː.ʋɐ.t̪i/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʑiː.ʋɐ.t̪i/
  • VerbEdit

    जीवति (jī́vati) (root जीव्, class 1 P)

    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