अस्ति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁es- (to be).

Verb[edit]

अस्ति (asti)

  1. to be
  2. to live
  3. to exist, be present
  4. to take place, happen
  5. to abide, dwell, stay
  6. to belong to (+ genitive or dative)
  7. to fall to the share of. happen to any one (+ genitive)
  8. to be equal to (+ dative)
  9. to turn out, tend towards any result, prove (with dative)
  10. to become
  11. to be (i.e. used as copula, but not only with adjective, but also with adverb)

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 122