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628. A number of roots accent

A number of roots accent the radical syllable throughout, both in strong and in weak forms: thus, all those beginning with a long vowel, ās, īḍ, īr, īç; and also cakṣ, takṣ, trā, nīṅs, vas clotheçiñj, çī lie, and . All these, except takṣ and trā (and trā also in the Vedic forms), are ordinarily conjugated in middle voice only. Forms with the same irregular accent occur now and then in the Veda from other verbs: thus, mátsvayákṣvasákṣvasā́kṣvaṛ́dhat. Middle participles so accented have been noticed above (619 d).