Re: [tied] Sanskrit question

From: Sean Whalen
Message: 48084
Date: 2007-03-26

--- "A." <xthanex@...> wrote:

> Greetings all, just delurking again for one quick
> question:
> I have come across the term "ukkhishta" in the
> Atharva Veda.
> Most importantly, could anyone give a
> definition/translation?
> If anyone could suggest an etymology that would also
> be incredibly
> appreciated!

What copy are you using? What's the exact location?
It might be a later corruption of uks.itá- 'sprinkled,
moistened' < uks.- which might possibly be from *wègW+
(which I recently talked about slightly).

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