cl.9 P. A1. () prīṇ/āti-, prīṇīt/e- ; cl.4 A1. () prīyate- (rather Passive voice; Epic and mc. also ti-and priyate-, ti-; perfect tensepipriy/e-, parasmE-padayāṇ/a-subjunctivepipr/ayat-; imperativepipr/ayasva-or prīh/i-; Aoristapraiṣīt-subjunctivepr/eṣat-; apreṣṭa-grammar; futurepreṣyati-, te-, pretā-) P. to please, gladden, delight, gratify, cheer, comfort, soothe, propitiate etc. ; (mostly A1.prīyate-) to be pleased or satisfied with, delight in, enjoy (genitive caseinstrumental caselocative case or ablative) ; (A1.; Epic and mc. also P.and pri-) to like, love, be kind to (accusative) : Causalprīṇayati- (prāpayati-, prāyayati-), to please, delight gratify, propitiate etc. ; to refresh, comfort : Desiderativep/iprīṣati-, to wish to please or propitiate : Intensivepeprīyate-, peprayīti-, pepreti-grammar ([ confer, compareGothic frijo7n,frijo7nds; German friunt,freund; Anglo-Saxon freo4nd; English friend; Slavonic or Slavonian prijati; Lithuanian pre0teliusetc.])
प्री I. 9 U. (प्रीणाति, प्रीणीते, प्रीत) 1 To please, delight, satisfy, gladden; प्रीणाति यः सुचरितैः पितरं स पुत्रः Bh.2.68;
सस्नुः पितॄन् पिप्रियुरापगासु Bk.3.38;5.14;7.64. -2 To be pleased, take delight in; कच्चिन् मनस्ते प्रीणाति वनवासे Mb. -3 To act kindly towards, show kindness towards. -4 To be cheerful or gay. -Caus. (प्रीणयति-ते) To please, satisfy &c. -II. 4 Ā. (प्रीयते, strictly a passive voice of the root प्री) 1 To be satisfied or pleased, be gratified; प्रकाममप्रीयत यज्वनां प्रियः Śi.1.17; R.15. 3;19.3; Y.1.245. -2 To feel affection for, love; स्वभावतस्ते प्रीयन्ते नेतरः प्रीयते जनः Mb.12.138.54. -3 To assent, be satisfied. -III. 1 P. To please, gratify &c. -IV. 1 U. (प्राययति-ते) To please; L. D. B.
verb (class 4 parasmaipada) to be kind to (acc.) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to comfort (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to delight (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to like (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to love (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to please (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to propitiate (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
to refresh (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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