√ vī, “enjoy” etc
II. véti vyánti etc. V.B. (vihí RV., viyantu TS., vema V.S.), vyāná RV
vīyáte etc. AV.B
Simple Future: veṣyati
Periphrastic Future: vetā
vivāya vivye RV
vāyayati , vāpayati
veveti RV., vevīran TS., vevīyate RV
A very perplexing root in its varietics of meaning; divided into two or three roots (on different lines) by BR. and Grassmann. It is treated by the grammarians as filling up the conjugation of √ aj.
véti v PPP vītá 1 (q.v.) seek, pursue, strive after, fall upon, attack, win, take hold of, enjoy; undertake, begin, urge, impel, further, promote; procure, get for, help to (2A).
ati overtake, be superior to (A).
apa turn away (intrans.).
abhi drive on.
ava seek after (A).
ā approach, drive on or near, undertake, begin, seize, take hold of.
upa strive after (A).
ni (Int veveti) penetrate, rush into or among (L).
pra drive on, set in motion; impel, inspire; strive on or after, enter into (A); fall upon, attack; inire, impregnate.
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