- to throb, palpitate DN.i.52 = MN.i.404, cp. DN-a.i.159; Mnd.46
- to twitch, tremble, move, stir Ja.ii.234; Ja.vi.113 (of fish wriggling when thrown on land)
caus 2 phandāpeti to make throb DN.i.52 = MN.i.404
pp phandita (q.v.). Cp. pari˚, vi˚, sam˚. The nearest synonym is calati.
spand, cp. Gr. σφαδάςω to twitch, σφοδρός violent; Lat. pendeo “pend” i.e. hang down, cp pendulum; Ags. finta tail, lit. mover, throbber