cl.1 P.g/āyati-, rarely A1.te- (1. sg.g/āye-[ ] & gāyiṣe-[ ] etc.) , exceptionally cl.2.gāti- ( : cl.3 P.jigāti-; perf.jagau- etc.; Aoristagāsīt-; precedinggeyāt-; pr. p.P.g/āyat- etc.; ind.p.gītvā-[with preposition-gāya-() -g/īya- etc.]; infinitive moodgātum-), to sing, speak or recite in a singing manner, sing to (dative case), praise in song (with accusative), relate in metrical language etc. ; to sing before (accusative) : Passive voicegīy/ate- (parasmE-paday/amāna-), to be sung or praised in song etc. ; to be called (perf.jage-), etc.: Causalgāpayati- (Potential 3. pluralgāyayeyur-), to cause to sing or praise in song etc.: Intensivejegīyate- () , to sing ; to be sung or praised in song ; to be asserted obstinately ; ([ confer, compare 3. gā-; confer, compare also Lithuanian zaidziu.])
गै 1 P. (गायति, जगौ, अगासीत्, गास्यति, गातुम्, गीत) 1 To sing, sing a song; अहो साधु रेभिलेन गीतम् Mk.3; ग्रीष्मसमय- मधिकृत्य गीयताम् Ś1; Ms.4.64;9.42. -2 To speak or recite in a singing tone. -3 To relate, declare, tell (especially in metrical language); गीतश्चायमर्थोङ्गिरसा Māl. 2. -4 To describe, relate or celebrate in song; चारण- द्वन्द्वगीतः Ś.2.15; प्रभवस्तस्य गीयते Ku.2.5. -Caus. (गाप- यति-ते) To cause to sing or praise in song; जयोदाहरणं बाह्वोर्गापयामास किन्नरान् R.4.78,15.33.
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