सहाय

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

सहाय (sahā-ya)

  1. along with clarified butter
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from saha aya compare सहायन (sahā-yana); but according to some, a Prakrit form of सखाय (sakhāya) » सखि (sakhi).

Noun[edit]

सहाय (sahā-yam

  1. "one who goes along with (another)", a companion, follower, adherent, ally, assistant, helper in or to (locative or compound)
  2. (at the end of a compound) "having as a companion or assistant, accompanied or supported by"
  3. (ibc.) companionship, assistance
  4. name of Shiva
  5. ruddy goose
  6. a kind of drug or perfume
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Descendants[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 1194