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1189. Suffix is only another form of the preceding

ल la. This suffix is only another form of the preceding, exchanging with it in certain words, in others prevalently or solely used from their first appearance.

a. Conspicuous examples of the interchange are çuklásthūlá, -miçlaçithilásalilá.

b. Examples of the more independent use are: pālá protectingánila (or anílawindtṛpála joyous; later capala and tarala (said to be accented on the final), and harṣula (the same). Many words ending in la are of obscure etymology.