वर्तते

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *wart-, from Proto-Indo-European *wert-. Compare Latin vertō, Proto-Slavic *vьrtě̀ti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʋɐ́ɽ.t̪ɐ.t̪ɐj/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈʋɐɽ.t̪ɐ.t̪eː/
  • Verb[edit]

    वर्तते (vartate) (root वृत्, class 1, type ātmanepada)

    1. to turn, to roll
    2. to be, to exist

    Descendants[edit]

    References[edit]

    • “वृत्” in 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 1009/1