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846. The a-aorist

a. This aorist is in the later language allowed to be made from a large number of roots (near a hundred). It is made in both voices, but is rare in the middle, most of the roots forming their middle according to the s-class (878 ff.) or the iṣ-class (898 ff.).

b. Its closest analogy is with the imperfect of the á-class (751 ff.); its inflection is the same with that in all particulars; and it takes in general a weak form of root — save the roots in ऋ (three or four only), which have the guṇa-strengthening.

c. As example of inflection may be taken the root सिच् sic pour. Thus:

active.middle.
s.d.p.s.d.p.
1असिचम्
ásicam
असिचाव
ásicāva
असिचाम
ásicāma
असिचे
ásice
असिचावहि
ásicāvahi
असिचामहि
ásicāmahi
2असिचस्
ásicas
असिचतम्
ásicatam
असिचत
ásicata
असिचथास्
ásicathās
असिचेथाम्
ásicethām
असिचध्वम्
asicadhvam
3असिचत्
ásicat
असिचताम्
ásicatām
असिचन्
ásican
असिचत
ásicata
असिचेताम्
ásicetām
असिचन्त
ásicanta