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789. One or two individual cases of irregularity

One or two individual cases of irregularity are the following:

a. The extremely common root bhū be has the anomalous reduplication ba, forming the stem babhū; and, in the Veda, √ forms in like manner sasū.

b. The root bhṛ bear has in the Veda the anomalous reduplication ja (as also in intensive: 1002); but RV. has once also the regular babhre, and pple babhrāṇá.

c. The root ṣṭhīv spew forms either tiṣṭhīv (ÇB. et al.) or ṭiṣṭhīv (not quotable).

d. Vivakvā́n (RV., once) is doubtless participle of √vac, with irregular reduplication (as in the present, 660).