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SanskritEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

पायु ‎(pāyúm

  1. (anatomy) anus
DeclensionEdit
Masculine u-stem declension of पायु
Nom. sg. पायुः(pāyuḥ)
Gen. sg. पायोः(pāyoḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative पायुः(pāyuḥ) पायू(pāyū) पायवः(pāyavaḥ)
Vocative पायो(pāyo) पायू(pāyū) पायवः(pāyavaḥ)
Accusative पायुम्(pāyum) पायू(pāyū) पायून्(pāyūn)
Instrumental पायुना(pāyunā) पायुभ्याम्(pāyubhyām) पायुभिः(pāyubhiḥ)
Dative पायवे(pāyave) पायुभ्याम्(pāyubhyām) पायुभ्यः(pāyubhyaḥ)
Ablative पायोः(pāyoḥ) पायुभ्याम्(pāyubhyām) पायुभ्यः(pāyubhyaḥ)
Genitive पायोः(pāyoḥ) पाय्वोः(pāyvoḥ) पायूनाम्(pāyūnām)
Locative पायौ(pāyau) पाय्वोः(pāyvoḥ) पायुषु(pāyuṣu)

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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)
DeclensionEdit
Masculine u-stem declension of पायु
Nom. sg. पायुः(pāyuḥ)
Gen. sg. पायोः(pāyoḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative पायुः(pāyuḥ) पायू(pāyū) पायवः(pāyavaḥ)
Vocative पायो(pāyo) पायू(pāyū) पायवः(pāyavaḥ)
Accusative पायुम्(pāyum) पायू(pāyū) पायून्(pāyūn)
Instrumental पायुना(pāyunā) पायुभ्याम्(pāyubhyām) पायुभिः(pāyubhiḥ)
Dative पायवे(pāyave) पायुभ्याम्(pāyubhyām) पायुभ्यः(pāyubhyaḥ)
Ablative पायोः(pāyoḥ) पायुभ्याम्(pāyubhyām) पायुभ्यः(pāyubhyaḥ)
Genitive पायोः(pāyoḥ) पाय्वोः(pāyvoḥ) पायूनाम्(pāyūnām)
Locative पायौ(pāyau) पाय्वोः(pāyvoḥ) पायुषु(pāyuṣu)