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310. Normal scheme of endings

The normal scheme of endings,as recognized by the native grammarians (and conveniently to be assumed as the basis of special descriptions), is this:


Singular.Dual.Plural.

m. f.n.m. f.n.m. f.n.
N.s-āuīasi
A.am-āuīasi
I.ābhyāmbhis
D.ebhyāmbhyas
Ab.asbhyāmbhyas
G.asosām
L.iossu
a. It is taken in bulk by the consonantal stems and by the radical divisions of ī- and ū-stems; by other vowel-stems, with more or less considerable variations and modifications. The endings which have almost or quite unbroken range, through stems of all classes, are bhyām and os of the dual, and bhis, bhyas, ām, and su of the plural.