See also: त्यो and तोय

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *teh₂y-(to steal).

NounEdit

तायु ‎(tāyúm

  1. thief
    • RV 1.50.2a
      अप तये तायवो यथा नक्षत्रा यन्त्यक्तुभिः |
      सूराय विश्वचक्षसे ||
      apa tye tāyavo yathā nakṣatrā yantyaktubhiḥ |
      sūrāya viśvacakṣase ||
      The constellations pass away, like thieves, together with their beams,
      Before the all-beholding Sun.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine u-stem declension of तायु
Nom. sg. तायुः(tāyuḥ)
Gen. sg. तायोः(tāyoḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative तायुः(tāyuḥ) तायू(tāyū) तायवः(tāyavaḥ)
Vocative तायो(tāyo) तायू(tāyū) तायवः(tāyavaḥ)
Accusative तायुम्(tāyum) तायू(tāyū) तायून्(tāyūn)
Instrumental तायुना(tāyunā) तायुभ्याम्(tāyubhyām) तायुभिः(tāyubhiḥ)
Dative तायवे(tāyave) तायुभ्याम्(tāyubhyām) तायुभ्यः(tāyubhyaḥ)
Ablative तायोः(tāyoḥ) तायुभ्याम्(tāyubhyām) तायुभ्यः(tāyubhyaḥ)
Genitive तायोः(tāyoḥ) ताय्वोः(tāyvoḥ) तायूनाम्(tāyūnām)
Locative तायौ(tāyau) ताय्वोः(tāyvoḥ) तायुषु(tāyuṣu)

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 0443