vāc वाच्

Definition: f. a word, saying, phrase, sentence, statement, asseveration etc. (vācaṃ-vad-,to speak words; vācaṃ vyā-hṛ-,to utter words; vācaṃ--with dative case,to address words to; vācā satyaṃ-kṛ-,to promise verbally in marriage, plight troth)