वात

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Avestan vātō, vā́ta), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wéh₁n̥ts (blowing), present participle of *h₂weh₁-.

Noun[edit]

वात (vā́tam

  1. wind or the wind-god
  2. wind, air
  3. wind emitted from the body
  4. wind or air as one of the humours of the body
  5. morbid affection of the windy humour, flatulence, gout, rheumatism

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