Grammatical Sūtra: निघो निमितम् nigho nimitam
Individual Word Components: nighaḥ nimitam
Sūtra with anuvṛtti words: nighaḥ nimitam pratyayaḥ (3.1.1), paraḥ (3.1.2), ca (3.1.2), ādyudāttaḥ (3.1.3), ca (3.1.3), dhātoḥ (3.1.91), kṛt (3.1.93), kriyāyām (3.3.10), kriyārthāyām (3.3.10), bhāve (3.3.18), akartari (3.3.19), ca (3.3.19), kārake (3.3.19), saṃjñāyām (3.3.19), ap (3.3.57), hanaḥ (3.3.76)
Type of Rule: vidhi
Preceding adhikāra rule:3.2.134 (1ā kveḥ tacchīlataddharmatatsādhukāriṣu)
The word 'nigha' is irregularly formed in the sense of 'as high as broad'. Source: Aṣṭādhyāyī 2.0
(The irregular expression) ni-gh-á- is introduced [as derived with the kŕt 1.93 affix 1.1 aP 57 introduced after 1.2 the verbal stem han- 76, with irregular replacement of its syllable beginning with the last vowel and of /h/ by /gh/] when co-occurring with the preverb ní-° [to form an action noun 18 or denote a kāraka other than the agent 19] signifying `as high as broad' (ni-mi-tam). Source: From Aṣṭādhyāyī of Pāṇini In Roman Transliteration translated by Sumitra M. Katre, Copyright © 1987. Courtesy of the University of Texas Press.