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688. Present optative

3. Present Optative.

The optative is made, as elsewhere, by adding the compounded mode-endings to the weak form of present-stem. Thus:

active.middle.
s.d.p.s.d.p.
1युञ्ज्याम्
yuñjyā́m
युञ्ज्याव
yuñjyā́va
युञ्ज्याम
yuñjyā́ma
युञ्जीय
yuñjīyá
युञ्जीवहि
yuñjīváhi
युञ्जीमहि
yuñjīmáhi
etc.etc.etc.etc.etc.etc.

a. AB. has once the anomalous 1st sing. act. vṛñjīyam. And forms like bhuñjīyām -yāt, yuñjīyāt, are here and there met with in the epics (bhuñjīyātām once in GGS.). MBh., too, has once bhuñjītam.