दृणाति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dr̥náHti, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dr̥náHti, from Proto-Indo-European *dr̥-néH-ti, from *der- (to tear, split). Cognate with Ancient Greek δέρω (dérō), Persian دریدن(daridan, to tear), Old Church Slavonic дьрати (dĭrati, to tear), Old English teran (whence English tear), Albanian zdraj (to swell, make swell).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

दृणाति (dṛṇā́ti) (root दॄ, class 9 P)

  1. to tear, rend, rip
  2. to split open, divide, break
  3. to burst