द्वेष्टि

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dwáyṣṭi, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dwáyšti, from Proto-Indo-European *dwey- (to fear). Cognate with Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬈𐬱-(duuaeš-, to hate), Middle Persian byš (bēš, pain, misfortune), Ancient Greek δεινός (deinós, terrible), δείδω (deídō, I fear), δέος (déos, fear), Latin dīrus (fearful), Old Armenian երկնչիմ (erknčʿim, to fear).

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द्वेष्टि (dvéṣṭi) (root द्विष्, class 2, type P)

  1. to hate, show hatred against (+ accusative; rarely dative or genitive), to be hostile or unfriendly (RV., AV., ŚBr., Mn., MBh., Kāv. etc.)
  2. to be a rival or a match for (Kāvya7d. II, 61)

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