स्वेद

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root स्वेदते (svedate, to sweat, perspire), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *swayd-, from Proto-Indo-European *sweyd-. Compare Avestan xvaēda, Persian خوی (xway), Latvian sviedri, Latin sūdor, Greek ἱδρώς (hidrṓs), Old Armenian քիրտն (kʿirtn), Tocharian B syā-, Old English swāt (English sweat).

Noun[edit]

स्वेद (svédam (at the end of a compound f(ā))

  1. sweating, perspiring, sweat, perspiration
  2. (in the plural) drops of perspiration
  3. a sudorific
  4. warmth, heat
  5. warm vapour, steam

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Adjective[edit]

स्वेद (svéda)

  1. sweating, perspiring, toiling

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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 1285