√ 1 vā, “blow”
√ 1 vā
II. vā́ti etc. V.+
IV. vā́yati etc. V.+,-te etc. E
Simple Future: vāsyati etc. C
-siṣ-Ao ? avāsīt B
vavau etc. B.+
vāpáyati etc. V.+
The forms from pres.-stem vāya have mostly the sense “be blown or ex-hausted”, and are generally referred to a different root, √ 2 vā. The two, however, seem evidently only two sides of the same original root, nor are the forms capable of being clearly devided between them.
vā́ti vā́yati vā́ti vā́yate v PPP vātá 3 & vāna (– ṃ) blow, blow near or towards (trans. & intrans.), spread (intrans. of odours), smell.
anu blow towards or after (A), inflame, rouse.
ā blow towards or hither.
ava blow down.
upa cease to blow, be extinguished.
nis blow, also = prec. Caus. nirvāpayati extinguish, allay, refresh, delight.
parā blow away.
pra blow, be exhaled or spread (odour).
vi blow asunder or through.
Cf. nirvāṇa, pravātá.
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