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pidi `increase, augment'.

pidi `seize, hold, grasp' is used with certain nouns to indicate an increase or augmentation of something.

  1. ܡ ma= to0pt.25ex ##= by .25ex e pidikkudu `The rain is picking up (falling harder, beginning to really come down).'

  2. վկ ܡ timir pidikkudu `get smart, get wise'

Vasu Renganathan
Sat Nov 2 21:16:08 EST 1996