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वध्

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वध्   (also written बध्; cf.बाध्; properly only used in the aor. and Prec. tenses अवधीत् and °धिष्ट; वध्यात् and वधिषीष्ट, [Pāṇ. 2-4, 42 &c.; 6, 62]; the other tenses being supplied by √ हन्; cf.[Dhātup. xxiv, 2]; but in Ved. and ep. poetry also pres.वधति; Pot.वधेत्; fut.वधिष्यति, °ते; other Ved. forms are aor.अवधीम्, व॑हीम्Subj.वधिषः; बधीः, [TĀr.]; Prec.बध्यासम्, °सुः, [AV.]),
to strike, slay, kill, murder, defeat, destroy, [RV.] &c. &c.:
Pass.वध्यते, °ति (aor.अवधि), to be slain or killed, [MBh.]; [Kāv.]; &c. :
Caus.वधयति, to kill, slay, [MBh.] [a. Gk.ὠθέω.]

वध् [vadh]   1 P. (वधति) To slay, kill (not used in classical Sanskrit except as a substitute for हन् in the Aorist and Benedictive).

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