or svād- (prob. fr. 5. su-ad-) cl.1 A1. () sv/adate- (Vedic or Veda also P.sv/adati-; perfect tensesasvade-; sasvāde-grammar; futuresvāditā-, svādiṣyate-; Vedic or Vedainfinitive mood-s/ude-; ind.p.-svādya-), to taste well, be sweet or pleasant to (dative case or genitive case) etc. ; to taste with pleasure, relish, enjoy, like (accusative), delight in (locative case) ; (P.) to make palatable, season ; to make sweet or pleasant or agreeable ; to be pleasant or wholesome ; P. A1.svādati-, te- (confer, compare), to taste, relish, enjoy (generally varia lectiokhād-q.v) : Causalsvad/ayati-, te- (Aoristasiṣvadat-), to make savoury or palatable, sweeten, season, prepare, cook ; to propitiate, conciliate ; svādayati- (confer, compare), to eat, relish, taste, enjoy : Desiderative of Causalsisvādayiṣati-grammar : Desiderativesisvādiṣate- : Intensivesāsvādyate-, sāsvātti- [ confer, compareGreek ; Latin suadeo,and undersvAdu.]
स्वद् I. 1 Ā. (स्वदते, स्वदित) 1 To be liked, be sweet, be pleasant to the taste (with dat. of person); यज्ञदत्ताय स्वदते$पूपः Kāsikā; अपां हि तृप्ताय न वारिधारा स्वादुः सुगंधिः स्वदते तुषारा N.3.93; सस्वदे मुखसुरं प्रमदाभ्यः Śi.1. 23. -2 To taste, relish, eat. -3 To please. -4 To sweeten. -II. 1 U. or Caus. (स्वादयति-ते) 1 To cause to taste or eat. -2 To taste. -3 To sweeten.
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