Simple Selected Verb: Sitting

In this section we learn the verbs upavishati (उपविशति), upavishasi (उपविशसि) and upavishaami (उपविश्शामि). upavishati (उपविशति) means 'sitting'. The verb upavishati (उपविशति) is used with third person singular forms. Upavishsi (उपविशसि) is used with the second person singular form and the verb upavishaami (उपविशामि) is used with first person singular form.


Word Pronunciation Meaning (In that order)

उपविशति Upavishati Sitting (He/She)

उपविशसि Upavishasi Sitting (You)

उपविशामि Upavishaami Sitting (I)



एषः उपविशति। Eshaha upavishati. (He is sitting)

त्वम् उपविशसि। Tvam upavishasi. (You are sitting)

अहम् उपविशामि। Aham upavishaami. (I am sitting)


Difference between एषः and सः

Why is it एषः उपविशति and not सः उपविशति ?

Is there a specific reason or can we just use both?

sa: is used for someone who

sa: is used for someone who is tatra or there. If you wish to say that the person there is seated you could use Sa: upavishati.
Esha: denotes someone who is atra or here. Esha: upavishati denotes that the person here is seated.