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1063. From consonant-stems

From consonant-stems. A final consonant usually remains before ya: thus, bhiṣajyáti plays the physician, curesukṣaṇyáti acts like a bullapasyáti is activenamasyátipays reverencesumanasyáte is favorably disposedtaruṣyáti fights.

a. But a final n is sometimes dropped, and the preceding vowel treated as a final: thus, rājāyáte or rājīyáti is kingly, from rājan; -karmayati from -karmansvāmīyati treats as master, from svāminvṛṣāyáte from vṛṣan is the only example quotable from the older language. Sporadic cases occur of other final consonants similarly treated: thus, ojāyáte fromojas, -manāyate from -manas; — while, on the other hand, an a-vowel is occasionally added to such a consonant before ya: thus, iṣayáti from iṣsatvanāyati from satvan.