Hindi edit

Etymology edit

From Sanskrit वि- (vi-).

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वि- (vi-)

  1. Prefix to verbs or nouns and other parts of speech derived from verbs, to express division, distinction, distribution, arrangement, order, opposition, or deliberation.

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Marathi edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit वि- (vi-).

Prefix edit

वि- (vi-)

  1. Prefix to verbs or nouns and other parts of speech derived from verbs, to express division, distinction, distribution, arrangement, order, opposition, or deliberation.

Derived terms edit

Category Marathi terms prefixed with वि- not found

Sanskrit edit

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Indo-European *wi- (apart, away). Cognate with Hittite [script needed] (nawi, not yet), Old English wiþ (whence English with). Prefixal form of वि (vi).

Pronunciation edit

Prefix edit

वि- (vi-)

  1. Prefix to verbs or nouns and other parts of speech derived from verbs, to express division, distinction, distribution, arrangement, order, opposition, or deliberation.
    वि- (vi-) + ‎फल (phala, fruit, result) → ‎विफल (viphala, fruitless, useless)

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Descendants edit

  • Hindi: वि- (vi-)
  • Malayalam: വി- (vi-)
  • Marathi: वि- (vi-)
  • Pali: vi-