376. There are no original adjectives


a. There are no original adjectives of this declension: for the quasi-adjectival character of the nouns composing it, see above (375 b). The feminine stem is made by the suffix ī: thus, dātrī́, dhātrī.

b. Roots ending in  (like those in i and u: 345) add a t to make a declinable stem, when occurring as final member of a compound: thus, armakṛ́t (√kṛ), vajrabhṛ́t(√bhṛ), balihṛ́t (√hṛ). From some -roots, also, are made stems in ir and ur: see below, 383 a, b.

c. Nouns in  as finals of adjective compounds are inflected in the same manner as when simple, in the masculine and feminine; in the neuter, they would doubtless have the peculiar neuter endings in nom.-acc.-voc. of all numbers.

d. But TS. has once tvátpitāras, nom. pl., having thee for father.