priya प्रिय

Definition: mf(ā-)n. beloved, dear to (genitive case locative case dative case or compound), liked, favourite, wanted, own etc. etc. (with ablative"dearer than" ; priyaṃ-kṛ- A1. kurute-,either"to gain the affection of, win as a friend" ;or"to feel affection for, love more and more" )