विश्

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See also: वंश

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *wíṭṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wíĉš, from Proto-Indo-European *wiḱs (village, household). Cognate with Latin vīcus, Ancient Greek οἶκος (oîkos, house), Gothic 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌷𐍃 (weihs, village, place), Avestan 𐬬𐬍𐬯 (vīs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʋíɕ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ʋiɕ/
  • Noun[edit]

    विश् (víśf

    1. settlement, house
    2. community, people, tribe
    3. wealth

    Declension[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 0989