INDOLOGY digest 552

Michael Everson everson at
Sun Nov 3 15:26:02 UTC 1996

The Sanskrit verb _yabhati_ is the equivalent of the English word 'fuck'. 
It is an ancient Indo-European root; compare Russian _ebat'_, which is 
used in maledictory contexts with even more vigour than the English term 

I used plain English in this message. Latin translation available on 

Michael Everson

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