See also: -पा

Hindi Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /pɑː/, [päː]

Verb Edit

पा ()

  1. inflection of पाना (pānā):
    1. stem
    2. second-person singular intimate present imperative

Sanskrit Edit

Alternative scripts Edit

Etymology Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *peh₃- (to drink).

Cognate with Ancient Greek πόσις (pósis) whence symposium (drinking together); Latin pōtō whence English potion and poison; Proto-Slavic *pivo (beer). Also compare the noun पात्र (pātra, drinking vessel, goblet).

Pronunciation Edit

Root Edit

पा ()

  1. to drink
  2. quaff, suck, sip
  3. to imbibe

References Edit

  • Monier Williams (1899), “पा”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, →OCLC, page 0612.
  • Arthur Anthony Macdonell (1893), “पा”, in A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press
  • William Dwight Whitney, 1885, The Roots, Verb-forms, and Primary Derivatives of the Sanskrit Language, Leipzig: Breitkopf and Härtel, page 096
  • Otto Böhtlingk; Richard Schmidt (1879-1928), “पा”, in Walter Slaje, Jürgen Hanneder, Paul Molitor, Jörg Ritter, editors, Nachtragswörterbuch des Sanskrit [Dictionary of Sanskrit with supplements] (in German), Halle-Wittenberg: Martin-Luther-Universität, published 2016