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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *pak-, *pač-, from Proto-Indo-European *pekʷ- (to cook, become ripe). Cognates include Latin coquō, Old Church Slavonic пекѫ (pekǫ) (whence Russian печь (peč')), Tocharian B päk-, Albanian pjek, Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬗𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 (pačaiti), and Ancient Greek πέσσω (péssō).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /pɐ́.t͡ɕɐ.t̪i/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpɐ.t͡ɕɐ.t̪i/
  • VerbEdit

    पचति (pácati) (root पच्, class 1 P)

    1. to cook, bake, roast, boil
    2. (with double accusative) to cook anything out of
      स तन्दुलान् ओदनं पचति
      sa tandulān odanaṃ pacati.
      He cooks porridge out of rice-grains.
    3. to bake or burn (bricks)
    4. to digest
    5. to ripen, mature, bring to perfection or completion
    6. (with double accusative) to develop or change into

    DescendantsEdit