From the Old Indo-Aryan root bhī, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyH-. Indo-Aryan cognates include Konkani भिवप; cognates outside Indo-Aryan include Russian боя́ться (bojátʹsja, “to fear”).
भिणे • (bhiṇe)
- (uncommon) to fear or be afraid
- Synonyms: घाबरणे (ghābarṇe) (more common)
- Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “भिणे”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
- James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “भिणें”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press