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346. Compound adjectives having nouns

Compound adjectives having nouns of this declension as final members are inflected in general like original adjectives of the same endings.

a. But in such compounds a final i or u is sometimes lengthened to form a feminine stem: thus, suçroṇī, svayonī or -ni, -gātrayaṣṭī or -ṭi; vāmorū or -ru,durhaṇū or -ṇu, varatanū, mātṛbandhū; and RV. has áçiçvī from çíçu.