cl.2 P./atti-, āda-, atsyati-, attum-, to eat, consume, devour, Vedic or Vedainfinitive mood/attave- : Causalād/ayati- and te- (once adayate-[ ]) to feed ([ confer, compareLithuanian edmi; Slavonic or Slavonian jamjforjadmj; Greek ; Latin edo; Gothic rootAT present tense ita; German essen; English toeat, Armorican or the language of Brittany utem]).
अद् 2 P. [अत्ति, आद, -जघास, अघसत्, अत्स्यति, अत्तुम्, अन्न-जग्ध, जग्ध्वा] 1 To eat, devour. -2 To destroy. -3 = अन्द्, q. v. -Caus.. to feed with, cause to eat; आदयत्यन्नं बटुना Sk. -Desid. जिघत्सति To wish to eat. [cf. L. edo, Gr. edo, Germ. essen, Eng. eat; Lith. edmi, Sans. admi, _x001F_3Goth. at, Zend ad] With अव to satisfy by food, get rid of with feeding; (fig.) stop the mouth of. -आ to eat &c. -प्र-सम् to use up, consume, devour; समदन्त्यामिषं खगाः Bk.18.12. -वि to gnaw.
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