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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).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

धयति (dháyati) (root धे, class 1 P)

  1. to suck, drink, suck or drink in
  2. to absorb, appropriate
  3. to suckle, nourish

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 520