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From Proto-Indo-European *deh₃- (to give). Cognates include Latin , Ancient Greek δίδωμι (dídōmi), Old Persian 𐎭𐎭𐎠𐎬𐎢𐎺 (d-d-a-tu-u-v /dadātuv/).


ददाति (dádāti) (root दा, class 3, type parasmaipada)

  1. to give, bestow, grant, yield, impart, present, offer to
  2. to give (a daughter) in marriage
  3. to hand over
  4. to give back
  5. to pay
  6. to give up, cede
  7. to sell
  8. to sacrifice
  9. to offer (an oblation etc.)
  10. to communicate, teach, utter (blessings), give (answer), speak, to address a speech to
  11. to permit, allow
  12. to permit sexual intercourse
  13. to place, put, apply (in medicine)
  14. to add
  15. to show
  16. to demand from