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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *powH-éye-ti - (to purify), from *pewH-. Cognate with Old High German fowen (to sieve; clean grain). Also related to Avestan 𐬞𐬏𐬌𐬙𐬌𐬐𐬀(pūitika), Old Irish ūr (new, fresh), Latin putus, purus (pure).

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पवयति (paváyati) (root पू, class 10 Causal)

  1. to cleanse, purify

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