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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁(y)-. Cognate with Latin fellō, Old Church Slavonic доити(doiti), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌳𐌳𐌾𐌰𐌽(daddjan, suckle), Ancient Greek θηλή(thēlḗ) and Old Armenian դիեմ(diem).

VerbEdit

धयति ‎(dhayati)

  1. to suck, drink, suck or drink in
  2. take to one's self, absorb, appropriate
  3. to give suck, nourish

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 520