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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dʰáyHati, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰáyHati, 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

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d̪ʱɐ́.jɐ.t̪i/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈd̪ʱɐ.jɐ.t̪i/
  • 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