तक्षति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *táṭṣati, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *táĉšati, from Proto-Indo-European *tḗtḱ-ti ~ *tétḱ-n̥ti, from *tetḱ- (to create, cut). Cognate with Avestan 𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬌 𐬙𐬁𐬱𐬙𐬌(auui tāšti). Compare also Old Armenian տաշեմ (tašem), an Iranian borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

तक्षति (tákṣati) (cl. 1. P. root √takṣ)

  1. to form by cutting, plane, chisel, chop
  2. to cut, split
  3. to fashion, form (out of wood etc.), make, create
  4. to form in the mind, invent
  5. to make (any one young; +double accusative), make able or prepare for (+ dative)
  6. (mathematics) to reduce by dividing
  7. to skin