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1146. Processes of formation

But these two classes, in the processes of formation, are not held sharply apart. There is hardly a suffix by which action-nouns are formed which does not also make agent-nouns or adjectives; although there are not a few by which are made only the latter. In treating them in detail below, we will first take up the suffixes by which derivatives of both classes are made, and then those forming only agent-nouns.

a. To facilitate the finding of the different suffixes is given the following list of them, in their order as treated, with references to paragraphs:

1147yu1165in1183
a1148ma1166īyas, iṣṭha1184
ā1149mi1167tra1185
ana1150man1168ka1186
as1151van1169ya1187
tas, nas, sas1152vana, -ni, -nu1170ra1188
is1153vara1171la1189
us1154ant1172va1190
i1155vāṅs1173ri1191
ī1156māna1174ru1192
ti1157āna1175vi1193
ni1158ta1176snu1194
ani1159na, ina, una1177sna1195
an1160u1178tnu1196
tu1161ū1179sa1197
nu1162uka1180asi1198
tha1163aka1181abha1199
thu1164tṛ or tar1182sundries1200–1