विष

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit विष (viṣa), from Proto-Indo-European *wisos.

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Noun[edit]

विष (víṣhmUrdu spelling وش

  1. poison, venom
    मनुष्य के लिए, संखिया प्राण-घातक विष है।
    For humans, arsenic is a deadly poison.
    छुआछूत हमारा समाज का विष है।
    Untouchability is a poison of our society.

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wisos, *wīsos, *wiHsos. Cognates include Latin vīrus, Ancient Greek ἰός (iós), and Tocharian B wase.

Adjective[edit]

विष (víṣa)

  1. poisonous

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Noun[edit]

विष (víṣam

  1. servant, attendant
  2. name of a साध्य (sādhya)

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Noun[edit]

विषम् (víṣamn (also m)

  1. "anything active", poison, venom, bane, anything actively pernicious
  2. a particular vegetable poison (= वत्सनाभ (vatsanābha))
  3. water
  4. a mystical name of the sound /m/
  5. gum-myrrh
  6. the fibres attached to the stalk of the lotus (compare बिस (bisa))

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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 0995