धयति

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dʰáyati, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰáyati, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéh₁(y)-e-ti, from *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suckle, nurse). Cognate with Latin fellō, Old Church Slavonic доити (doiti), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌳𐌳𐌾𐌰𐌽 (daddjan, suckle), Ancient Greek θηλή (thēlḗ), Old Armenian դիեմ (diem).

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Verb[edit]

धयति (dháyati) (root धे, class 1 P)

  1. to suck, drink, suck or drink in
  2. to absorb, appropriate
  3. to suckle, nourish

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