वृणोति

SanskritEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to wish, desire, want). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἔλδομαι (éldomai), Old English willan.

VerbEdit

वृणोति (vṛṇoti)

  1. to choose, select, choose for one's self, choose as or for
  2. to choose in marriage, woo
  3. to ask a person for or on behalf of
  4. to solicit anything from
  5. to ask or request that
  6. to like better than, prefer to
  7. to like, love (as opposed to 'hate')
  8. to choose or pick out a person (for a boon), grant (a boon) to

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to cover, envelop). Cognate Latin vela (whence English veil), English weir.

VerbEdit

वृणोति (vṛṇoti)

  1. to cover, screen, veil, conceal, hide, envelop, obstruct
  2. to ward off, check, keep back, prevent hinder, restrain

ReferencesEdit

Monier Monier-Williams, "Sanskrit-English Dictionary", URL accessed on 2008-02-09.

Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 07:11