Bahati1 [bṛh1]

to pull, see ab˚, ub˚, nib˚, & cp. udabbahe, pavāḷha.


to strengthen, increase, see brūhana (upa˚); otherwise only in pp. bāḷha (q.v.) The Dhtp (344, cp. Dhtm.506) explains “baha braha brūha: vuddhiyaṃ.”

doublet of bṛh2


only in Caus. formations: to keep outside, lit. to make stay outside or away. See bāhā 2; bāheti, paribāhati.

a Pali root, to be postulated as der. fr. bahi in sense of “to keep out”