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From Proto-Indo-European *sed- (to sit). Cognates include Latin sedeō, Old Church Slavonic сѣдѣти (sěděti), Old English sittan (English sit).


सीदति (sīdati) (root सद्, class 1 P or 6 P)

  1. to sit down (especially at a sacrifice), sit upon or in or at
  2. to sit down before, besiege, lie in wait for, watch
  3. to sink down, sink into despondency or distress, become faint or wearied or dejected or low-spirited, despond, despair, pine or waste away, perish
  4. to put in distress, afflict, weary, exhaust, ruin, destroy