plu प्लु

Definition: प्लु 1 Ā. (प्लवते, प्लुत) 1 To float, swim; किं नामैतत् मज्जन्त्यलाबूनि ग्रावाणः प्लवन्त इति Mv.1; क्लेशोत्तरं रागवशात् प्लवन्ते R.16.6; प्लवन्ते धर्मलघवो लोके$म्भसि यथा प्लवाः Subhāṣ. -2 To cross in a boat. -3 To swing to and fro, vibrate. -4 To leap, jump, spring; यथामुखीनः सीतायाः पुप्लुवे बहु लोभयन् Bk.5.48;14.13;15.46. -5 To plunge into, bathe. -6 To fly or haste away. -7 To blow (as the wind). -8 To fade away, disappear. -9 To soar, hover about. -1 To skip. -11 To be prolated or lengthened (as a vowel). -Caus. (प्लावयति-ते) 1 To cause to swim or float. -2 To remove, wash away. -3 To bathe. -4 To inundate, deluge, flood, submerge; यैः प्लावयिष्यन्ति समन्ततो$मी Śi.3.74;7.74. -5 To cause to reel or fluctuate. -6 To lengthen, prolate (a vowel). With अभि 1 to over-flow. -2 to overwhelm, overcome.


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