Imatges de pàgina

Guna, the reduplicated i becomes iy before e (iyesha), and uv before o (uvokha). If a root ending in a double consonant begin with a, or, ending in a single consonant, begin with și, the reduplicated syllable is ān: thus, yn, 3d sing. of vh; ānardha, of sidh. The root ş i is in the sing. iyāya, iyayitha, fc., dual Tyiva, &c.

Anomalous Modes of forming the Second Preterite. There are many anomalous ways of forming the base of the 2d pret.

a. Roots ending in ā (as, , “ to give"; sthā, “to stand”; , “to go,” &c.) drop the ā before all the terminations, except tha, and substitute au for that of the 1st and 3d sing. par.

Hence, the bases dad, tasth, yay (@GI dadau, neil tasthau, uut yayau; dual, dadiva, tasthiva, yayiva). Similarly roots in ai, as gai (jagau).

b. Roots ending in the vowel ri, in accordance with r. 98, change și to ār in the 1st and 3d sing., and to ar in the 2d sing., and before the other terminations retain the vowel și changeable to r; but roots in which și is preceded by a double consonant, and most roots in long rī, instead of retaining this vowel, change it to ar in the dual and plur. par., and consequently throughout the atm. Thus, from smri, sing. sasmāru, sasmaritha, sasmāra, dual susmariva, &c. ; ātm. sasmare, &c.

c. Roots beginning with any consonant, and ending with a single consonant, and inclosing a short a, lengthen the a in the 1st and 3d sing. ; as, from pach,to cook," papāch ; from tyaj, “to quit,” tatyāj (tatyāja, tatyajitha, tatyāja, tatyajiva, &c.). Moreover, before itha and in the dual and plur. par., and all the persons of the ātm., if the initial as well as the final consonant of the root be single, the a is changed to e, and, to compensate for this, the reduplication suppressed. Thus, from pach come the two bases papāch and pech (papācha, pechitha or papaktha, papācha, pechiva ; ātm. peche, fc.); from lath, ātm.“ to obtain” (cf. naußavw, élabov), the base lebh throughout (lebhe, lebhishe, lebhe, lebhivahe, &c.).*

d. Roots of this last kind, that require a substituted consonant in the reduplication, are excepted from the rule (but not bhaj and phal). So, also, certain roots beginning with v are excepted. These require that the reduplicated syllable be u, or the corresponding vowel of the semi-vowel, and change va of the root to u before every termination, except those of the sing. par., the two u's then blending into one long one. Thus, from vach,“ to speak,” come the two bases uvāch and ach (uvācha, ūchatuh, ūchuh). A similar rule is applied in ynj, “ to sacrifice” (iyāja, ījatuh, ījuh).

* The roots trap, and grath, and shrath, and 7,“ to pass ” (tatāru, teratuh, teruh, as if the root were tar), and bhram, swan, rāj, rädh, bhrāj (bhreje, bhrejāte, bhrejire), bhrūsh, and vam may follow this rule, although not answering the above conditions.

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e. Gam, “to go ”; han, “to kill” (which forms its 2d pret. as if the root were ghan); jan, “to be born”; and khan, “to dig”; drop the medial a before all the terminations except those of the sing. par. Hence, from gam come the two bases jagām, jagm (jugāma, jagmatuh, jagmuh).

f. He, “to siege,” and yes,“ to ask,” make their bases जगृह, पप्रच्छ and पपृच्छ (जयाह, जगृहतुः, जगृहुः); स्वप् , “to sleep,” makes मुष्वाप् and

सुषुप; ; ce, “to call,” forms its base like roots in u (juhāva, juhuvatuh, juhuvuh); fs, “ to conquer,” forms its base as if from gi (jigāya, jigyatuh, 8c.).

g. Roots which begin with a vowel, long by nature or position,* and all roots of more than one syllable, form their bases by adding ām to the root, and affixing the 2d pret. of some one of the auxiliaries, as, to be”; bhū,“ to become”; a kri, “to do.” Thus, from $1 comes the base ईशां (ईशामास, or ईशाम्बभूव, or ईशाञ्चकार).

100. The First and Second Future. The first future (as noticed by Bopp) results from the union of the nom. case of the noun of agency (formed with the affix 7 tri, r. 41.) with the present tense of the verb, as, “to be.” Thus, taking dātri, “a giver” (declined p. 37.), and combining its nom. case with asmi and he, we have dātāsmi and dātāhe, I am a giver,” identical with the 1st pers. sing. par. and ātm. of the 1st fut., “I will give."

So also dātāsi and dātāse, “thou art a giver,” or “thou wilt give." In the 1st and 2d persons dual and plur. the sing. of the noun is joined with the dual and plur. of the auxiliary. In the 3d person the auxiliary is omitted, and the 3d pers. sing. dual and plur. of the 1st future in both voices is then identical with the nom. case sing. dual and plur. of the noun of agency. Thus, dātā, “a giver," or "he will give "; dātārau, “two givers," or “ they two will give,” &c.t

The second future, in its terminations, stands in close relationship with the present tense, the only difference being that sy

is prefixed.

* Except āp, “ to obtain,” and roots having an initial a before two consonants.

+ The future signification inherent in the noun of agency dātā, seems implied in Latin by the relation of dator to daturus.

The invariable rule for the formation of the base of both future tenses is, that the Guna be substituted for the vowel of the root*: thus, from ji,“ to conquer,” the base je (jetūsmi, jeshyāmi); from shru, “to hear,” the base shro (wafat, tana). And the general rule, moreover, is, that if the root end in a consonant, the vowel i be inserted between the base and terminations. Thus, from budh comes the base bodhi (atformfa bodhitāsmi, &c.; alfata bodhishyāmi, &c.). This insertion of i, the manifest object of which is to prevent the coalition of consonants, is unfortunately, however, forbidden in about one hundred roots, some of which are of very common occurrence; and the combination of the radical consonant with the initial t and s of the terminations, will require an acquaintance with the rules already laid down at p. 67. When these rules are acquired, there will be no difficulty in the formation of these tenses. The only question is, how are we to distinguish between those roots which insert i, and those which do not?

The laws about to be laid down will determine this point, and it is of the utmost importance that the attention of the student be directed towards them, as the assumption or rejection of this inserted vowel is not confined to the two futures, but extends to many other parts of the verb; insomuch, that if the first future reject i, it is, as a necessary consequence, rejected in the third preterite, the ātm. of the benedictive, the conditional, the infinitive mood, the passive past participle, the indeclinable past participle, the future participle formed with the affix tavya, and the noun of agency formed with the affix tri ; and is, moreover, optionally rejected in the 2d pers. sing. of the 2d pret., and decides the formation of the desiderative form of the root by s instead of ish. So that the learner, if he know the first future, will pass on with great ease to the formation of these other parts of the verb, and should always look to this tense as his guide.

For example, taking the root kship,to throw," and finding the 1st fut. to be ksheptāsmi, he knows that i is rejected. Therefore he knows the

* Unless such substitution be forbidden according to r. 88. a.

2d future to be kshepsyāmi; the 3d pret. to be akshaipsam; the ātm. of the benedictive, kshipsīya; the conditional, akshepsyam ; the infinitive, ksheptum ; the passive past participle, kshipta ; the indeclinable part. ksheptwā; the future part. ksheptavya ; the noun of agency, ksheptri ; the 2d pers. sing. of the 2d pret. optionally chiksheptha; the desiderative, chikshipsāmi. On the other hand, taking the root yāch, to ask,” and finding the Ist future to be yāchitā, he knows that i is inserted, and therefore the same parts of the verb will be yāchishyāmi, ayāchisham, yāchishiya, ayāchishyam, yāchitum, yāchita, yāchitrā, yāchitavya, yachitri, yayāchitha, yayāchishāmi, respectively.

It is evident that roots ending in vowels do not require i, and it may be taken as a general rule that they do not insert it: there are only a few exceptions, as follows:

101. Roots ending in Vowels, inserting i in the Primitive. OBS. In the following lists the 3d pers. sing. of the 1st and 2d future is given after each root.

a. Roots ending in ū; as, bhū, “to be” (bhavitā, bhavishyati).

b. Roots ending in ; as, Į trī, “ to pass” (taritā, tarishyati): and in these, inserted i is optionally lengthened (tarītā, tarīshyati).

c. Roots ending in ri short insert i in the 2d future, although rejecting it in the first; as, ą (karishyāmi)

, 7 (harishyāmi).

Roots ending in Consonants, inserting i in the Primitive. d. All roots, without exception, ending in kh, g, gh, t, th, d, n, t, th, b, y, r, I, v, insert i; in k there is one exception; in ch, four; in chh, one; in j, ten common exceptions; in d, eight; in dh, eleven; in n, two; in p, twelve ; in bh, three ; in m, five; in 7 sh, seven; in q şh, nine ; in 8, one; in gh, twelve.

Roots ending in Vowels, rejecting i in the Primitive. e. All roots in ā reject i; as, (dāta, dāsyati): all common roots in i and 7; as, je (jeta, jeshyati).

f. All common roots in u; as, shru (shrotā, shroshyati): all in ri reject i in the 1st future; as, a hri (hartā, harishyati).


In P,


102. Roots ending in Consonants, rejecting i in the Primitive.

Of roots ending in K, Ta (shaktā, shakshyati, r. 91.). In CH, pach (paktā, pakshyati), so vach; sich (sektā, sekshyati), much (moktā, mokshyati). In CHH, * (prașhtā, r. 91., prakshyati). J, tyaj (tyaktā, tyakshyati), so bhaj; yaj (yaşhtā, r. 91., yakshyati); 1 (F1, inafa), so also bhanj, sanj;, yuj (yoktā, yokshyati), so bhuj; T srij* (art, heafort); (mārşhțā, mārkshyati). In D, ad (attā, atsyati), so pad, sad; bhid (bhettā, bhetsyati), so chhid, khid; tud (tottā, totsyati), so nud. In DH, bandh (banddhā, r. 91. a., bhantsyati, r. 91. 6.), vyadh (vyaddhā, vyatsyati), sādh (sāddhā, sātsyati), so rādh; sidh (seddhā, setsyati), budh,t 4th conj. (boddhā, bhotsyate, r. 91. b.); yudh (yoddhā, yotsyate); so rudh, krudh, kshudh, shudh. In N, mant (mantā, mansyatė), han (hantā, but hanishyati). tap (taptā, tapsyati), so rap, shap, swap; āp (āptā, āpsyati), kship (ksheptā, kshepsyati), so lip; lup (loptā, lopsyati); 24 srip (sarptā or srapta,* sarpsyati or srapsyati)

, so trip,t drip;t klrip (kalptā,t kalpsyati). In BH, labh (labdhā, r. 91, a., lapsyate, cf. aýtsetai, r. 91. b.), so rabh ; lubh (lobdhā,t but lobhishyati). In M, gam (gantā, but gamishyati), nam (nantā, nansyati), so yam ; ram (rantā, ransyate), so kram.

In 7 SH, dansh (den, afa), vish (agt, r. 91. c., amefa, r. 91. e.), so dish; gi drish (qui* cefa), so sprish, mrish; krush (क्रोष्टा, क्रोक्ष्यति). In a SH, taksh (tashta, taksyati), ish (eshtā,t but eshishyati), dwish (ahet, afa), so shlish, pish; dush (@iat, clafa); so push, shush, tush; krish (kraşhtā* or karşhtā, krakshyati or karkshyati). In S, vas (vastā, vatsyati). In H, dah (dagdhā, r. 91. h., dhakshyati, r. 91. i.); vah (aici, r. 91. h., a being changed to o, qata), sah (alat, but sahishyate), nah (naddhā, natsyati, as if from nadh), gāh (mat, yled), lih (al, bufa), dih (degdhā, dhekshyati, r. 91. 3.), snih (snegdha,t snekshyati), ruh (da, tafa), muh (atat or ATOUT, Alafa), duh (dogdhā, dhokshyati), druht (GIGT or Clout, nafa), gust (गोढा, घोक्ष्यति).



* In certain roots containing the vowel ri, the vowel passes into ra and , instead of the Guna ar or Vriddhi ār. Thus, the 1st future of srij is agt for FÊT ; and the 3d pret. ware for WHT. .

† All these roots may optionally take i in the futures.

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