अष्ट

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From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Haṣṭā́, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Haštā́, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw. Cognate with Avestan 𐬀𐬱𐬙𐬀(ašta), Persian هشت(hašt), Latvian astoņi, Ancient Greek ὀκτώ (oktṓ), Latin octō, Old English eahta (whence English eight).

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80
[a], [b] ←  7
8
9  → 
    Cardinal: अष्ट (aṣṭa), अष्टन् (aṣṭan)
    Ordinal: अष्टम (aṣṭama)

अष्ट (aṣṭá)

  1. eight

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