ވައި

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Dhivehi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit वात (vātá).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ވައި (vai) (plural ވައިތައް (vaitak̊))

  1. air
  2. wind

Further reading[edit]

  • Hassan Ahmed Maniku (2000), “ވައި”, in A Concise Etymological Vocabulary of Dhivehi Language, Colombo: The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “vātá”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press