वात

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Old Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वार्त्ता (vārttā).

Noun[edit]

वात (vāta)

  1. story, matter, affair

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *HwáHtas, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *HwáHtas, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wéh₁n̥ts (wind). Cognate with Avestan 𐬬𐬁𐬙𐬀 (vāta), Ancient Greek ἀείς (aeís), Latin ventus, English wind.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʋɑ́ː.t̪ɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈʋɑː.t̪ɐ/
  • Noun[edit]

    वात (vā́tam[1]

    1. wind or the wind-god
    2. wind, air
    3. wind emitted from the body
    4. wind or air as one of the humours of the body
    5. morbid affection of the windy humour, flatulence, gout, rheumatism

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    Etymology 2[edit]

    From Proto-Indo-Aryan *wáHtas, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wáHtas, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₂t- (excited, raging).

    Adjective[edit]

    वात (vā́ta)[2]

    1. attacked, assailed, injured, hurt

    Derived terms[edit]

    1. निवात (nivātá, unhurt, uninjured, safe, secure)

    References[edit]

    1. ^ 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 0934
    2. ^ 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 0939