cl.1 A1. () n/āthate- etc. (ti-; perfect tensenanātha-; Aoristanāthīt-; futurenāthiṣyati-,or nāthitā-grammar; infinitive moodnāthitum-; ind.p.-nāthya-) to seek aid, approach with prayers or requests (locative case) ; to ask, solicit, beg for (genitive case of thing ; confer, compare; dative case of thing ;with 2 accusative) ; to have power, be master : Causalnāthayati-, to cause a person to ask for anything id est to grant a request (accusative) (Bombay edition) [ confer, comparenādh-; Gothic nithan,Old Saxon gina1tha,nASa; HGerm.gena1de,gnade.]
नाथ् 1 P. (नाथति, but sometimes Ā. also) 1 To ask, beg, solicit for anything (with dat. or two acc.); मोक्षाय नाथते मुनिः Vop.; नाथसे किमु पतिं न भूभृतः Ki.13.59; संतुष्ट- मिष्टानि तमिष्टदेवं नाथन्ति के नाम न लोकनाथम् N.3.25; वनं न यायादिति नाथमानः Bu. Ch.2.54. -2 To have power, be master, prevail. -3 To harass, trouble. -4 To bless, wish well to, give blessings to; (said to be Ātm. only in this sense); धृत्या नाथस्व वैदेहि... Bk.8.12; नाथितशमे Mv.1.11; (Mammaṭa quotes the line दीनं त्वामनुनाथते कुचयुगं पत्रावृतं मा कृथाः to show that नाथ् here only means 'to ask or beg', and says that नाथते should, therefore, be नाथति); सर्पिषो नाथते Sk.
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