ष्ठीवति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sp(t)yewH- (to spit, spew) (with metathesis of *-iwH- to *-iHw-, thus reflecting a pre-form *sp(t)iHw-), compare *(s)ptyēw-. Cognates include Old Armenian թուք (tʿukʿ), Persian تف (tuf, spittle), Ossetian ту (tu, spittle), Ancient Greek πτύω (ptúō, I spit out), Latin spuo (Italian sputare), Old Church Slavonic пльвати (plĭvati) (Russian плевать (plevatʹ)) and Old English spīwan (English spew).

Verb[edit]

ष्ठीवति (ṣṭhīvati) (class-1/4, root √ṣṭhiv/√ṣṭhīv)

  1. to spit, spit out, expectorate, spit upon (+locative) (Suśr., VarBṛS., Kathās.)

External links[edit]

  • Partial conjugation: class 1, class 4 (without causative, desiderative and intensive)

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