- to carry, bear, transport Ja.iv.260; Pv-a.14 (= dhāreti); Mil.415 (of iron: carry weight)
imper vaha Vv.81#17;
inf vahituṃ Pv-a.122 (perhaps superfluous);
grd vahitabba Mhvs.23, Mhvs.93.
- to proceed, to do one’s work MN.i.444; Mhvs.34, Mhvs.4 guḷayantaṃ vahitvāna, old var. reading for P.T.S. ed T. reading guḷayantamhi katvāna.
- to work, to be able, to have power AN.i.282
pass vuyhati (Sk uhyate) to be carried (along) Vin.i.106; Thag.88;
ppr vuyhamāna SN.iv.179; Thag.88; Ja.iv.260; Pv-a.153
pass also vahīyati Pv-a.56 (= nīyati); ppr. vahīyamāna Mil.397
pp ūḷha (see soḍha), vuḷha & vūḷha; (būḷha)
caus vāheti to cause to go, to carry, to drive away Vin.ii.237; Snp.282; Ja.vi.443
ppr vāhiyamāna (in med. pass. sense) Ja.vi.125
pp vahita (for vāh˚) Mil.346.
■ Cp. ubbahati2.
vah, Idg. *ṷeĝh to drive, lead, cp. Sk. vahitra = Lat. vehiculum = E. vehicle; Gr. ο ̓́ξος waggon, Av vaƶaiti to lead, Lat. veho to drive etc.; Goth. ga-wigan = Ohg. wegan = Ger. bewegen; Goth. wēgs = Ger. weg E. way; Ohg. wagan = E. waggon, etc
■ Dhtp.333 Dhtm.498: vaha; pāpuṇane