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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

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

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