सीदति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *sísdati, from Proto-Indo-European *sí-sd-e-ti, from *sed- (to sit).[1] Cognates include Latin sedeō, Old Church Slavonic сѣдѣти (sěděti), Old English sittan (English sit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

सीदति (sī́dati) (root सद्, class 1 P or 6 P)[2]

  1. to sit, sit down
  2. to lie in wait, be at watch

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rix, Helmut, editor (2001), “*sed-”, in Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, page 513
  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 1138