तावत्

SanskritEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *teh₂wot. Compare Ancient Greek τῆος (têos).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

तावत् (tāvat)

  1. so great, so large, so much, so far, so many (RV. &c)
  2. just a little (Kir.)
  3. (algebra) an unknown quantity
  4. (indeclinable)
    1. so much, so greatly, to such an extent, in such a number (RV. AV.)
    2. meanwhile
    3. now, at once
    4. not yet (MBh.)
    5. very well, alright (Hcar.)
    6. indeed, truly
    7. already
    8. really

DescendantsEdit

  • Pali: tāva

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