P. (only perfect tense in , -vav/arta-) A1.-vartate- (Aorist 3. sg./āvṛtsata-; infinitive mood-v/ṛte-) to turn or draw round or back or near ; to turn or go towards ; to turn round or back, return, revolve etc.: CausalP.-vartayati- (Ved. subjunctive-vav/artati-Potential-vavṛtyāt-,etc.) A1.-vartayate- (Ved. Potential-vavṛtīta-,etc.) to cause to turn, roll ; to draw or turn towards ; to lead near or towards ; to bring back ; to turn round or back etc. ; to repeat, recite, say repeatedly ; to pray etc.: Intensive-varīvartti- , to move quickly or repeatedly.
A1.-vartate- (Epic also ti-; ind.p.-vṛtya-,or parī-vartam-), to turn round, revolve, move in a circle or to and fro, roll or wheel or wander about, circumambulate (accusative) etc. ; (with hṛdi-or hṛdaye-) to run in a person's mind ; to return, go or come back to (accusative) ; to be reborn in (locative case) ; (also with anyathā-) to change, turn out different ; to abide, stay, remain etc. ; to act, proceed, behave : Causal-vartayati-, to cause to turn or move round or back or to and fro etc. ; (A1.) to roll or bring near (subjunctive-vartayāte-) ; to overthrow, upset (a carriage) ; to invert, put in a reverse order (read -vartya-for -vṛtya-) ; to change, barter, exchange etc. ; to renew (an agreement) ; to understand or explain wrongly (words etc.) ; to turn topsy-turvy id est search thoroughly ; to destroy, annihilate ; to straiten, contract ; (A1.) to cause one's self to be turned round (in having one's head shaved all round) (see-vartana-): Intensive-v/avartti-, to turn (intrans.) continually
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