śvas श्वस्

Definition: (see 3 -śuṣ-) cl.2 P. () śvasiti- (Vedic or Veda and Epic also śv/asati-, te-; imperative śvasih/i- , śvasa- ; imperfect tense [or Aorist ] aśvasīt-, Epic also aśvasat-; Potential or preceding śvasyāt-, Epic also śvaset-; pr. p. śvasat-, Epic also śvasamāna-[for śvasamāna-See below]; perfect tense śaśvāsa- ; future śvasitā- grammar; śvasiṣyati- ; infinitive mood śvasitum- ; ind.p. -śvasya- ), to blow, hiss, pant, snort etc. ; to breathe, respire, draw breath (also = live) etc. ; to sigh, groan ; to strike, kill : Causal śvāsayati- (Aorist aśiśvasat-), to cause to blow or breathe etc. ; to cause heavy breathing : Desiderative śiśvasiṣati- grammar : Intensive śāśvasyate-, śāśvasti- (only parasmE-pada śāśvasat-,snorting )