भनति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- ‎(to speak). Cognates include Ancient Greek φημί ‎(phēmí, speak), φάτις ‎(phátis, rumour, news, speech), φάσις ‎(phásis, speech, announcement), φωνή ‎(phōnḗ, voice), Latin fārī ‎(speak, talk; say), fama ‎(news; fame), fabula ‎(story, tale, fable), Old Church Slavonic баяти ‎(bajati, tell, narrate) and баснь ‎(basnĭ, fable) (Russian баять ‎(bajatʹ) and басня ‎(basnja)) and Old English bannan (English ban)

Verb[edit]

भनति ‎(bhánati) (root √bhan, class-1, P.)

  1. to sound, resound, call aloud, speak, declare (RV.)

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 0745