स्वेदते

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Stem sved-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *swayd-, from Proto-Indo-European *sweyd- (to sweat). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἰδίω (idíō), Latin sūdō, Tocharian B syā-, and Old English swāt, swætan (English sweat).

Verb[edit]

स्वेदते (svedate) (root √svid, class 1 Ā. 4. P.)

  1. to sweat, perspire
  2. to be anointed
  3. to be disturbed (?)
  4. (causative) to cause to sweat, treat with sudorifics
  5. to foment, soften

Derived terms[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 1284