विद्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to know). Cognate with Latin vidi (to see), Ancient Greek οἶδα (oîda, to know) originally having a digamma at the beginning an reading as voĩda.

Root[edit]

विद् (√vid) (class 2 root)

  1. Forms words relating to knowledge.

Derived terms[edit]

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 0963