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1277. Compounds with derivatives in van

Compounds with derivatives in van have (like combinations with prefixes: 1169 c) the accent of the final member: namely, on the radical syllable.

a. Thus, somapā́van soma-drinkingbaladā́van strength-givingpāpakṛ́tvan evil-doingbahusū́van much-yieldingtalpaçī́van lying on a couchrathayā́van going in a chariotdruṣádvan sitting on a treeaçrétvarī f. going at the head. The accent of the obscure words mātaríçvan and mātaríbhvan is anomalous.

b. The few compounds with final man appear to follow the same rule as those with van: thus, svādukṣádman sharing out sweetsāçuhéman steed-impelling.