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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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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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