आगस्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eg- (sin, crime, fault). Cognate to with Ancient Greek ἄγος (ágos, pollution, guilt) and Old English acan (English ache).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

आगस् (ā́gasn

  1. transgression, offence, injury, sin, fault
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 7.57.4
      ऋधक्सा वो मरुतो दिद्युदस्तु यद्व आगः पुरुषता कराम ।
      मा वस्तस्यामपि भूमा यजत्रा अस्मे वो अस्तु सुमतिश्चनिष्ठा ॥
      ṛdhaksā vo maruto didyudastu yadva āgaḥ puruṣatā karāma .
      mā vastasyāmapi bhūmā yajatrā asme vo astu sumatiścaniṣṭhā .
      Far from us be your blazing dart, O Maruts, when we, through human frailty, commit a sin against you.
      Let us not be exposed to that, ye Holy! May your most loving favour still attend us.

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