पायु

SanskritEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

पायु ‎(pāyúm

  1. (anatomy) anus
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Etymology 2Edit

PIE root
*peh₂-

From Proto-Indo-European *poh₂yu-, from *peh₂- ‎(to protect) (whence also Sanskrit पाति ‎(pā́ti)). Cognate with Ancient Greek πῶυ ‎(pôu, flock of sheep).

NounEdit

पायु ‎(pāyúm

  1. guard, protector, (especially instrumental plural "with protecting powers or actions, helpfully")
  2. name of a man (RV. VI, 47, 24)
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