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“ As the event occurred, so they related it to him.' SYNTAx OF SUBSTANTIWES. Under this head it is proposed to explain the construction of substantives, without reference to their connection with particular adjectives, verbs, or participles ; and for this purpose it will be desirable to exhibit examples under each case.
IVomi?adfice Case. A substantive simply and absolutely expressed must be placed in the nominative case ; as, हितोपदेश:, " the Hitopadesha "; भट्टिकाव्यं, “ the poem of Bhatti." a. Two nominative cases in different numbers may be placed in apposition to each other ; as, तृणानि शय्या, “ grass as a bed.'
-4ccadsatice Case. ८). Substantives are not found in the accusative, unconnected with verbs or participles, except as expressing duration of time or Space. See r. l80. l81. Instrumental Case.
.f The price for which any thing is done may be in the instrumental ; as,
Double Instrumentul. #. Sometimes when two substantives come together, expressing parts of a common idea, they are both placed in the instrumental, instead of one in the genitive ; as, वकुलै: पुष्पैर् वास्यते, “an odourisemitted by the bakul-plants by their flowers” (for
her to revive by her attendants by sandal-water.'
case to express some of these ideas; as, चनवस्थितचित्तत्वात्, “ by reason of the unsteadiness of his mind." Especially in the