cl.1 A1. () rocate- (Vedic or Veda and Epic also ti-; perfect tenseruroca-, ruruc/e- etc.; subjunctiverurucanta-Potentialrurucyās-; parasmE-padarurukv/as-, rurucān/a-; Aoristarucat-; arociṣṭa- etc.; arukta-; parasmE-padarucān/a-; AoristPassive voicearoci-; precedingrucīya-; rociṣīya-; ruciṣīya-; futurerocitā-grammar; rociṣyate-; infinitive moodrocitum-; ruc/e-; ind.p.rucitvā-or rocitvā-), to shine, be bright or radiant or resplendent etc. ; (only in perfect tenseP.) to make bright or resplendent ; to be splendid or beautiful or good etc. ; to be agreeable to, please (dative case or genitive case) etc. ; to be pleased with, like (accusative) ; to be desirous of, long for (dative case) : Causalroc/ayati-, te- (Aorist/arūrucat-, cata-; Passive voicerocyate-), to cause to shine ; to enlighten, illuminate, make bright ; to make pleasant or beautiful ; to cause any one (accusative) to long for anything (dative case) ; to find pleasure in, like, approve, deem anything right (accusative or infinitive mood) etc. ; to choose as (double accusative) ; to purpose, intend ; (Passive voice) to be pleasant or agreeable to (dative case) : Desiderativeruruciṣate- or rurociṣate-grammar : Intensive (only p. r/orucāna-) to shine bright [ confer, compareGreek , ;lux,luceo,luna,lumen; Gothic liuhath,lauhmuni; German lioht,lieht,licht; Anglo-Saxon leo4ht; English light.]
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