यभति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃yébʰeti, derived from the root *h₃yebʰ-. Cognate with Ancient Greek οἴφω (oíphō), Proto-Slavic *jebati.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /jɐ́.bʱɐ.t̪i/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈjɐ.bʱɐ.t̪i/
  • Verb[edit]

    यभति (yábhati) (root यभ्, class 1, type parasmaipada)

    1. to have sexual intercourse, to copulate

    Descendants[edit]

    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 845

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