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890. A relic of this peculiarity

a. If the root (in either its simple or strengthened form) ends in a consonant, the tense-sign is lost with the ending. Thus, abhār (for abhārṣ-t: beside abhārṣam, abhārṣṭām) from √bhṛ; other like cases are ahār. and (from roots in arakṣār, atsār, asvār, hvār. Further, ārāik (583 a: for arāikṣ-t) from √ric; like cases are açvāit from √çvit and (from roots with medial uadyāut from √dyutarāut from √rudh, and māuk from √muc. Further, from roots ending in the palatals and haprāk from √pṛcasrāk from √sṛjabhākfrom √bhajadrāk from √dṛçadhāk from √dah; but, with a different change of the final, ayāṭ from √yajaprāṭ from √pṛchavāṭ from √vah, and asrāṭ from √sṛj; and (above, 146 a)srās appears to stand twice in AV. for srāṣ-s from √sṛj; RV. has also twice ayās from √yaj. Further, from roots ending in a nasal, atān from √tankhān from √khanayān andanān from √√yam and nam (143 a).

b. If, again, the roots end in a double consonant, the latter of the two is lost along with tense-sign and ending: thus, acchān (for acchānts-t; beside acchāntta and acchāntsus) from √chand; and other like cases are akrān, askān, and asyān.