iṣ इष्

Definition: cl.6 P., Epic and Vedic or Veda also A1. ic-ch/ati- (subjunctive icchāt- ), icchate- (; imperfect tense aicchat-, iyeṣa-and īṣe-, eṣiṣyate-, aiṣīt-, eṣitum-or eṣṭum-), to endeavour to obtain, strive, seek for ; to endeavour to make favourable ; to desire, wish, long for, request ; to wish or be about to do anything, intend etc. ; to strive to obtain anything (accusative) from any one (ablative or locative case) ; to expect or ask anything from any one etc. ; to assent, be favourable, concede ; to choose ; to acknowledge, maintain, regard, think commentator or commentary Passive voice iṣyate-, to be wished or liked ; to be wanted etc. ; to be asked or requested ; to be prescribed or ordered ; to be approved or acknowledged ; to be accepted or regarded as etc. ; to be worth ; to be wanted as a desideratum See 2. iṣṭi-: Causal eṣayati-, (in surgery) to probe : Desiderative eṣiṣiṣati- ; [with iṣ- confer, compare Old German eisco7m,"I ask"; modern German heische; Anglo-Saxon a4sciani confer, compare also Greek , ; Lithuanian je0sko4ti; Russian iskate,"to seek."]