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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *páHti, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *páHti, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (to protect). Cognate with Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎮𐎹 (pādiy), Latin pascō, Mycenaean Greek 𐀡𐀕 (po-me).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /pɑ́ː.t̪i/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpɑː.t̪i/
  • VerbEdit

    पाति (pā́ti) (cl.2 P. root √pā)

    1. to watch, keep, preserve
    2. to protect from, defend against (+ ablative)
    3. to protect (a country) i.e. rule, govern
    4. to observe, notice, attend to, follow