P. A1.-vapati-, te- (perfect tense-vavāpa-, -uvāpa-, -ūpe-; future-vapsyati-, -vapiṣyati-), to pour out, sprinkle, scatter, to offer, present (especially sacrificial food, the funeral oblation or libation to deceased relatives) ; to choose or select for (dative case or genitive case), to distribute (exempli gratia, 'for example' grain for sacrif. purposes) ; to perform (a sacrifice or a funeral oblation etc.) etc. ; (with kṛṣim-) to practise or exercise agriculture : Causal-vāpayati-, to sow out ; to choose or select (for the gods)
P.-vapati-, (future-vapsyati-; ind.p.ny-upya-; Passive voiceny-upyate-), to throw down, overthrow ; to fill up (a sacrificial mound) ; to throw down, scatter, sow, offer (especially to deceased progenitors)
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