to point, show; to grant, bestow etc. Usually in combination with pref. ā, or in Caus. deseti (q.v.). As simplex only at SN.i.217 (varaṃ disā to be read for disaṃ cp. Sk. adiśat). See also upa˚.

Ved. diśati, *deik to show, point towards; cp. Gr. δείκνυμι (δίκη = diśā), Lat. dico (indico, index = pointer judex), Goth. gateihan = Ger. zeigen, Ags. taecan = E token