Related Sanskrit Words:
Derived Words in Other Languages:
वृध् vṛdh [ vRdh ]
cl. 1. Ā. ( Dhātup. xviii, 20 ) várdhate ( Ved. and ep. also °ti
pf. vavárdha, vavṛdhe RV. etc. [ Ved. also vâvṛ°
vavṛdhāti, °dhītā's, °dhásva RV.
p. v˘āvṛdhát RV. AV.
aor. Ved. avṛdhat, vṛdhātas, °dhātu
p. vṛdhát, °dhāná ]
avardhiṣṭa MBh. etc.
Prec. vardhiṣīmáhi VS.
fut. vardhitā Gr.
inf. Ved. vṛdhe [ ' for increase ', ' to make glad ' ], vṛdháse, vāvṛdhádhyai
ind. p. vṛddhvā, or vardhitvā Gr.
in MBh. √ vṛdh is sometimes confounded with √ 1. vṛt ), trans. P., to increase, augment, strengthen, cause to prosper or thrive RV. AV. ŚBr. MBh.
to elevate, exalt, gladden, cheer, exhilarate ( esp. the gods , with praise or sacrifice ) RV.
( intrans. Ā.
in Ved. P. in pf. and aor.
in Class. P. in aor. fut. and cond
also P. m. c. in other forms ), to grow, grow up, increase, be filled or extended, become longer or stronger, thrive, prosper, succeed RV. etc.
to rise, ascend ( as the scale in ordeals ) Yājñ. Sch.
to be exalted or elevated, feel animated or inspired or excited by ( instr., loc., gen. ) or in regard to ( dat. ), become joyful, have cause for congratulation ( vṛdhaḥ, °dhat in sacrificial formulas = ' mayest thou or may he prosper '
in later language often with diṣtyā ) RV. etc. : Caus. vardháyati, °te ( in later language also vardhāpayati
aor. Ved. avīvṛdhat, °dhata ), to cause to increase or grow, augment, increase, make larger or longer, heighten, strengthen, further, promote ( Ā. ' for one's self ' ) RV. etc.
to rear, cherish, foster, bring up ib.
to elevate, raise to power, cause to prosper or thrive AV. ŚBr. MBh. etc.
to exalt, magnify, glorify ( esp. the gods ), make joyful, gladden ( Ā. in Ved. also = to rejoice, be joyful, take delight in [ instr. ], enjoy RV. etc.
( with. or scil. diṣṭyā ) to congratulate Kād
( cl. 10. accord. to Dhātup. xxxiii, 109 ) ' to speak ' or ' to shine ' ( bhāṣârthe or bhāsârthe ) : Desid. of Caus., vivardhayiṣu : Desid. vivardhiṣate or vivṛtsati Gr. : Intens. varivṛdhyate, varivṛdhīti ib.