उभौ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *HubʰáH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *HubʰáH, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ubʰóh₁ (both). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄμφω (ámphō), Latin ambō, Russian о́ба (óba), Latvian abi, Tocharian A āmpi.

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Adjective[edit]

उभौ (ubháu)

  1. both; each of the two
    • c. 1700 BCE – 1200 BCE, Ṛgveda 7.96.2:
      उभे यत् ते महिना शुभ्रे अन्धसी अधिक्षियन्ति पूरवः।
      सा नो बोध्यवित्री मरुत्सखा चोद राधो मघोनाम्॥
      ubhe yat te mahinā śubhre andhasī adhikṣiyanti pūravaḥ.
      sā no bodhyavitrī marutsakhā coda rādho maghonām.
      When in the fulness of their strength the Pūrus dwell, Beauteous One, on thy two grassy banks,
      Favour us thou who hast the Maruts for thy friends: stir up the bounty of our chiefs.