अप्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hap-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep-. Cognate with Avestan 𐬀𐬞 (ap), Old Persian 𐎠𐎱𐎡𐎹𐎠 (apiyā, into the water), Tocharian B āp (water), Hittite 𒄩𒉺𒀀 (ḫa-pa-a, towards the river).

Noun[edit]

अप् (ápf

  1. water

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In Vedic Sanskrit, used both in singular and in plural, but in the classical language only in plural.

References[edit]

Monier Monier-Williams, "Sanskrit-English Dictionary", URL accessed on 2008-02-04.