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Measure

Measure

In Sanskrit the word Mi means to measure and Miti means both to measure and to establish. Mi is also connected with the verb to Know.

1 world
bhU is the word for earth.
bhUmi
bhuvana

2 worlds
bhuvanadvaya n. the two worlds (heaven and earth)

3 worlds
bhuvanatraya
bhU and mi are combined to produce
bhU-Mitra
bhUmitra
bhUmitraya n. = bhuvana-tr-} Hariv.

Cf. Latin di- metor and Demeter
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