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973. The infinitive in ase is made

a. The infinitive in ase is made in RV. from about twenty-five roots; in AV. and later there have been noted no other examples of it. In near three quarters of the cases, the accent is on the suffix: e. g. ṛñjáse, jīváse, bhiyáse, tujáse; the exceptions are cákṣasedhā́yase (with y inserted before the suffix: 258); and áyase, bhárase, spárase, hárase(with guṇa-strengthening of the root). Strengthening of the root is also shown by javáse, doháse, bhojáse, çobháse. In puṣyáse is seen, apparently, the present-stem instead of the root.

b. The ending se is extremely rare, being found only in jiṣé and perhaps stuṣé, and one or two still more doubtful cases.