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758. Although the present-stem of this class shows

Although the present-stem of this class shows in general a weak form of the root, there are nevertheless a number of roots belonging to it which are strengthened by a penultimate nasal. Thus, the stem muñcá is made from √muc releasesiñcá from √sic sprinklevindá from √vid findkṛntá from √kṛt cutpiṅçá from √piç adorntṛmpá from √tṛp enjoy;lumpá from √lup breaklimpá from √lip smear; and occasional forms of the same kind are met with from a few others, as tunda from √tud thrustbṛṅhá from √bṛh strengthen;dṛṅhá (beside dṛ́ṅha) from √dṛh make firmçumbhá (beside çúmbha) from √çubh shine; TS. has çṛnthati from √çrath (instead of çrathnātiuñcha, vindhá, sumbha, are of doubtful character.

a. Nasalized á-stems are also in several instances made by transfer from the nasal class: thus, unda, umbha, ṛñjá, piṅṣá, yuñja, rundha, çiṅṣa.