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See also: अदा



From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Had-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Had-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-. Cognates include Avestan 𐬀𐬛‎ (ad‎), Hittite 𒂊𒀉𒈪 (e-id-mi, I eat), Ancient Greek ἔδω (édō), Latin edō, Old Armenian ուտեմ (utem, to eat), Gothic 𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (itan), Old Church Slavonic ꙗсти (jasti), Old Irish estir (he may eat).


  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ɐd̪/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ɐd̪/
  • Root[edit]

    अद् (ad)

    1. to eat

    Derived terms[edit]


    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 17
    • William Dwight Whitney, 1885, The Roots, Verb-forms, and Primary Derivatives of the Sanskrit Language, Leipzig: Breitkopf and Härtel, page 3