सकृत्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sm̥-kr̥t- (one time). The first component of a compound is zero-grade of *sḗm, with cognates such as Latin sem-per (every time, always) and sem-el (once), Ancient Greek εἷς (heîs, one) and Old Persian 𐏃𐎣𐎼𐎶𐎨𐎡𐎹 (hakaramciy, once). Proto-Indo-European *kert- (times) also the source of Sanskrit suffix कृत्वस् (kṛ́tvas, -fold, times).

Adjective[edit]

सकृत् (sa-kṛ́t)

  1. acting at once or simultaneously

Adverb[edit]

सकृत् (sa-kṛ́t)

  1. at once, suddenly, forthwith, immediately
  2. once (= semel)
    with अह्नः (áhnaḥ) — once a day
    repeated — in each case only once
  3. once, formerly, ever
    with मा () — never
  4. once for all, for ever
  5. at once, together
  6. Alternative spelling of शकृत् (śakṛt)

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 1124