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From Proto-Indo-European *h₂sews- (dry). Cognate with Proto-Slavic *sȗxъ (dry), Lithuanian sausas (dry), Proto-Germanic *sauzaz (dry) whence English sear.



शुष् (śuṣ)

  1. to dry, fade, wither, parch
  2. to afflict, injure, extinguish, destroy

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  • Monier Williams (1899), “शुष्”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page 1084.
  • Arthur Anthony Macdonell (1893), “शुष्”, in A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press
  • William Dwight Whitney, 1885, The Roots, Verb-forms, and Primary Derivatives of the Sanskrit Language, Leipzig: Breitkopf and Härtel, page 175
  • Otto Böhtlingk; Richard Schmidt (1879-1928), “शुष्”, in Walter Slaje, Jürgen Hanneder, Paul Molitor, Jörg Ritter, editors, Nachtragswörterbuch des Sanskrit [Dictionary of Sanskrit with supplements] (in German), Halle-Wittenberg: Martin-Luther-Universität, published 2016