Grammatical Sūtra: अर्मे चावर्णं द्व्यच्त्र्यच् arme cāvarṇaṃ dvyactryac
Individual Word Components: arme ca avarṇam dvyac tryac
Sūtra with anuvṛtti words: arme ca avarṇam dvyac tryac pūrvapadam (6.2.1), ādiḥ (6.2.64), udāttaḥ (6.2.64)
Type of Rule: vidhi
Preceding adhikāra rule:6.2.64 (1ādir udāttaḥ)
A word of two or three syllables ending in ((a)) or ((ā)) (with the exception of ((mahā)) and ((nava))), standing before the word ((arma)) has acute on the first syllable. Source: Aṣṭādhyāyī 2.0
[Before 1.1.66 the nominal stem 4.1.1] °-árma- `ruins' (as a posterior member of a compound) [the initial syllable 64 of the first member 1 consisting of a nominal stem 4.1.1] containing two or three syllabics (dvy-áC, try-áC) and [ending in 1.1.72] the phoneme-class /a/ [excluding mahá(t) and náva- 89 bears the udātta accent 64]. Source: From Aṣṭādhyāyī of Pāṇini In Roman Transliteration translated by Sumitra M. Katre, Copyright © 1987. Courtesy of the University of Texas Press.