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408. Examples of inflection - forward

 As examples of inflection we may take prā́ñc forward, east, pratyáñc opposite, west, víṣvañc going apart.

Singular:
N. V.prā́n̄ prā́kpratyán̄ pratyákvíṣvan̄ víṣvak
A.prā́ñcam prā́kpratyáñcam pratyákvíṣvañcam víṣvak
I.prā́cāpratīcā́víṣūcā
D.prā́cepratīcévíṣūce
Ab. G.prā́caspratīcásvíṣūcas
L.prā́cipratīcívíṣūci
Dual:
N. A. V.prā́ñcāu prā́cīpratyáñcāu pratīcī́víṣvañcāu víṣūcī
I. D. Ab.prā́gbhyāmpratyágbhyāmvíṣvagbhyām
G. L.prā́cospratīcósvíṣūcos
Plural
N. V.prā́ñcas prā́ñcipratyáñcas pratyáñcivíṣvañcas víṣvañci
A.prā́cas prā́ñcipratīcás pratyáñcivíṣūcas víṣvañci
I.prā́gbhispratyágbhisvíṣvagbhis
D. Ab.prā́gbhyaspratyágbhyasvíṣvagbhyas
G.prā́cāmpratīcā́mvíṣūcām
L.prā́kṣupratyákṣuvíṣvakṣu

a. The feminine stems are prā́cī, practīcī́, víṣūcī, respectively.

b. No example of the middle forms excepting the nom. etc. sing. neut. (and this generally used as adverb) is found either in RV. or AV. In the same texts is lacking the nom. etc. pl. neut. in ñci; but of this a number of examples occur in the Brāhmaṇas: thus, prā́ñci, pratyáñci, arvāñci, samyáñci, sadhryañci, anvañci.