सिव्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *syuh₁- (to sew). Cognate with Latin suō, Old English siwian (English sew).

Root[edit]

सिव् (√siv). Lemma: सीव्यति (sīvyati)

  1. cl.4 P. (Dhātup. xxvi, 2) सीव्यति (Ved. also °ते ; pf. सिषेव Gr. ; aor. असेवीत् ib. ; fut. सेविता, सेविष्यति ib. ; ind.p. स्यूत्व or सेवित्वा ib. ; -सीव्य AV.), to sew, sew on, darn, stitch, stitch together, (fig.) join, unite RV. etc. etc.: Caus. सीवयति (Lalit.) or सेवयति (aor. असीषिवत् Gr.), to sew, stitch: Desid. सिसेविषति or सुस्यूषति Gr.: Intens. सेषीव्यते ib. ([compare Gk. κασσύω = κατα-συω ; Lat. suere sutor ; Slav. s8iti ; Goth. siujan ; Angl.Sax. seo4wian ; Eng. sew.])

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.