ގަސް

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Dhivehi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गच्छ (gaccha). Cognate with Sinhalese ගස (gasa, tree, plant).

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Noun[edit]

ގަސް (gas) (plural ގަސްތައް(gastak̊))

  1. plant (organism capable of photosynthesis)
  2. tree

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References[edit]

  • Hassan Ahmed Maniku (2000), “ގަސް”, in A Concise Etymological Vocabulary of Dhivehi Language, Colombo: The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, page 97.