niyatasvara नियतस्वर

Definition: an affix whose accent is definitely given by an indicatory mute letter applied to it; cf. M.Bh. on I.1.3; (2) the grave accent; a syllable with a grave accent; grave vowel; cf. नियतस्वरोदये R.Pr.XI.25; (3) name of a Samdhi when a visarga is changed into रेफ and then omitted and the preceding vowel is lengthened; cf ह्रस्वस्याकामनियता उभाविमौ R.Pr. IV.9; cf. also P. VIII.3.14 and VI.3.111.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
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