सीदति

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *síẓḍati, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *síždati, from Proto-Indo-European *sí-sd-e-ti, from *sed- (to sit).[1] Cognate with Latin sīdō, Old Church Slavonic сѣдѣти (sěděti), Old English sittan (whence English sit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

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

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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. ^ Monier Williams (1899), “सीदति”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page 1138.

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