अति

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Sanskrit अति (áti), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *Háti-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háti-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

अति (ati)

  1. (literary, superlative) very, greatly
    अति उत्तमati uttamvery good
    अति महत्वपूर्णati mahatvapūrṇvery important

Noun[edit]

अति (atif

  1. excess, surplus

References[edit]

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “अति”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Háti-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háti-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éti (over). Cognate with Latin et (and), Ancient Greek ἔτι (éti, yet), Avestan 𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(aiti), Old Persian 𐎠𐎫𐎹 (a-t-y /atiy/), Proto-Germanic *idi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

अति (áti)

  1. (prefixed to verbs) over-
  2. (prefixed to nouns) beyond
  3. (prefixed to adjectives) excessively, exceedingly, very

Descendants[edit]

  • Dardic: *áti
    • Khowar: دى(di, also)
  • Hindi: अति (ati)
  • Kannada: ಅತಿ (ati)
  • Konkani: अति (ati)
  • Marathi: अति (ati)
  • Tamil: அதி (ati)