जीवित

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit जीवित (jīvitá)

Adjective[edit]

जीवित (jīvit? — Urdu spelling: جيوت

  1. alive, living
    कुत्ता अभी भी जीवित है।
    The dog is still alive.

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References[edit]

  • जीवित in Bahri, Hardev (1989), Learners' Hindi-English dictionary (Delhi: Rajpal & Sons)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Avestan [script?] (gayo) (accusative [script?] (ǰyātum, life)), probably from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ (compare Old Church Slavonic животъ (životŭ, life), Lithuanian gyvatà (life) Ancient Greek βίοτος (bíotos), Latin vīta, Old Irish bethu, Irish beatha, Welsh bywyd (life)), ultimately from *gʷeih₃w- (to live), compare *gʷih₃wós (alive).

Adjective[edit]

जीवित (jīvitá)

  1. living
  2. lived through (a period of time)
  3. (with or without पुनर् (punar)) returned to life
  4. enlivened, animated

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Noun[edit]

जीवित (jīvitán

  1. living being
  2. life
  3. duration of life
  4. livelihood

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0423