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1238. Suffixes are Vedic only

ताति tāti, तात् tāt. These suffixes are Vedic only, and the latter is limited to RV. Their relationship to the preceding is evident, but opinions are at variance as to its nature. The accent is as in the derivatives with .

a. The quotable examples in tāti are: ariṣṭátāti uninjurednessayakṣmátāti freedom from diseasegṛbhītátāti the being seizedjyeṣṭhátāti supremacydevátāti divinity,vasútāti wealthçáṁtāti good-fortunesarvátāti completeness; and, with exceptional accent, ástatāti home, and dákṣatāti cleverness; çivatāti and çubhatāti occur (once each) in the later language. Two words in tāti are used adjectively (inorganically, by apposition?): çáṁtāti (RV., twice; and AV. xix. 44. 1, in manuscripts), and satyatāti (RV., once: voc.).

b. The words in tāt (apparently made by abbreviation from tāti) occur in only one or two cases-forms; they were all mentioned above (383 k. 2).