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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *nápāts, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *nápāts, from Proto-Indo-European *népōts. Cognates include Old Persian 𐎴𐎱𐎠 (napā), Latin nepōs, Ancient Greek ἀνεψιός (anepsiós) and Old English nefa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

नपात् (nápātm

  1. descendant, offspring, son
  2. grandson (in later language restricted to this sense)
  3. name of one of the Vishvedevas
  4. path of the gods (?)

NounEdit

नपात् (nápātf

  1. granddaughter

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