वृणोति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *wr̥náwti, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wr̥náwti, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁- (to wish, desire, want). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἔλδομαι (éldomai), Old English willan (whence English will).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

वृणोति (vṛṇóti) (Vedic vṛṇáuti)

  1. to choose, select, choose for oneself, choose as or for
  2. to choose in marriage, woo
  3. to ask a person for or on behalf of
  4. to solicit anything from
  5. to ask or request that
  6. to like better than, prefer to
  7. to like, love (as opposed to 'hate')
  8. to choose or pick out a person (for a boon), grant (a boon) to

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *wr̥náwti, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wr̥náwti, from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to cover, envelop). Cognate with Old English wer (whence English weir).

Verb[edit]

वृणोति (vṛṇóti) (Vedic vṛṇáuti)

  1. to cover, screen, veil, conceal, hide, envelop, obstruct
  2. to ward off, check, keep back, prevent hinder, restrain

References[edit]

Monier Monier-Williams (accessed 2008-02-09), “Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]