Definition: tad. affix य .causing वृद्धि to the first vowel of the word to which it is added and the addition of ई (ङीप्) in the sense of feminine gender, added to words meaning warrior tribes of the Vahika country but not Brahmanas or Ksatriyas. e.g. क्षौद्रक्यः, क्षौद्रक्री etc.; cf P. V. 3. 114.