भू

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

भू (bhū́f

  1. the act of becoming or arising
  2. the place of being , space , world or universe
  3. the earth (as constituting one of the 3 worlds, and therefore a symbolical name for the number 'one')
  4. earth (as a substance), ground, soil, land, landed property
  5. floor, pavement
  6. a place, spot, piece of ground
  7. the base of any geometrical figure
  8. object, matter
  9. a sacrificial fire
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to appear, become, rise up). Cognates include Ancient Greek φύω (phúō), Avestan 𐬠𐬎 (bu), Latin fui and Old English beon (English be).

Root[edit]

भू (√bhū). Lemma: भवति (bhavati)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 760