(confer, compare1. paś-;only occurring in perfect tensepaspaśe-, parasmE-padapaspaśān/a-; Aorist/aspaṣṭa-), to see, behold, perceive, espy : Causalspāśayati- () and spāś/ayate- (), to make clear, show ; to perceive, observe. [ confer, compareGreek , ; Latin spicio; German spe0ho7n,spa0hen; English spy.]
स्पशः [स्पश्-अच्] 1 A spy, a secret emissary or agent; स्पशे शनैर्गतवति तत्र विद्विषाम् Śi.17.2; Mu.3.13; see अपस्पश also. -2 Fight, war, battle. -3 One who fights with savage animals (for reward), or the fight itself.
पस्पशः 1 N. of the first Āhnika of the first chapter of Patañjali's Mahābhāṣya; शब्दविद्येव नो भाति राजनीति- रपस्पशा Śi.2.112 (where अपस्पश also means 'without spies'). -2 (Fig.) An introductory chapter in general (उपोद्घात). -शाः N. of the introduction of the Mahābhāṣya.
पह्न pahna (ह्ल hla) वाः vāḥ पह्लिकाः pahlikāḥ
पह्न (ह्ल) वाः पह्लिकाः m. (pl.) N. of a people; (the Persians ?); Ms.1.44.
noun (masculine) a watcher (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
messenger (esp. applied to the messengers of Varuṇa) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one who looks or beholds (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
spy (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[gramm.] root spaś Frequency rank 71902/72933
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