द्रायति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *drā́yati, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *drā́yati, from Proto-Indo-European *drem-. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic дрѣмати (drěmati), Ancient Greek δαρθάνω (darthánō), Latin dormiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d̪ɽɑ́ː.jɐ.t̪i/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈd̪ɽɑː.jɐ.t̪i/
  • Verb[edit]

    द्रायति (drā́yati) (root द्रा / द्रै, class 1 P)

    1. to sleep
      Synonyms: स्वपिति (svapiti), निद्राति (nidrāti), शेते (śete)

    References[edit]

    • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 502