lakṣate , to perceive , observe BhP. Katha1s. ; (P.°ti) , to recognise MBh. ; cl.10 P. A1. ( Dha1tup. xxxii , 5 ; xxxiii , 23 ; rather Nom. fr. lakṣa below) lakṣayati , °te (aor.alalakṣat , °ta ; inf.lakṣayitum ; ind.p.lakṣayitvā , -lakṣya) , to mark , sign MBh. ; to characterize , define (in Comms.) ; to indicate , designate indirectly S3am2k. Kpr. Sa1h. Sarvad. ; to aim , it (as to aim an arrow at any object) , direct towards , have in view , mean Ka1s3. on Pa1n2. 2-3 , 37 &c ; to consider or regard any one (acc.) as (acc. with or without iva) MBh. Hariv. Pur. ; to suppose of any one (acc.) that he will &c (oratio recta with iti) MBh. iii , 10375 ; to know , understand , recognise by (instr.) or as (acc.) or that &c (oratio recta with iti) MBh. Ka1v. Pur. ; to notice , perceive , observe , see , view MaitrUp. Mn. MBh. &c : Pass.lakṣyate , to be marked &c ; to be meant or intended Ka1s3. on Pa1n2. 2-3 , 14 &c ; to be named or called (with double nom.) BhP. ; to be perceived or seen , appear , seem , look like (nom. with or without iva) MBh. Ka1v. &c : Desid.»lilakṣayiṣita.