From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Avestan vātō, vā́ta), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wéh₁n̥ts (“blowing”), present participle of *h₂weh₁-.
वात • (vā́ta) m
- wind or the wind-god
- wind, air
- wind emitted from the body
- wind or air as one of the humours of the body
- morbid affection of the windy humour, flatulence, gout, rheumatism