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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 oneself, absorb, appropriate
  3. to give suck, nourish

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 520