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962. The suffixes by which such gerundives

The suffixes by which such gerundives are regularly and ordinarily made are three: namely य ya, तव्य tavya, and अनीय anīya.

a. Derivatives in ya having this value are made in all periods of the language, from the earliest down; the other two are of more modern origin, being entirely wanting in the oldest Veda (RV.), and hardly known in the later. Other derivatives of a similar character, which afterward disappear from use, are found in the Veda (966).