tavai तवै

Definition: krt affix तवै for the infinitive affix तुम् in Vedic Literature. The affix तवै has a peculiarity of accent, namely that the word ending in तवै has got both the initial and ending vowels accented acute (उदात्त); e.g. सोममिन्द्राय पातवै, हर्षसे दातवा उ; cf. P.III.4.9; and VI. 1.200; (2) krtya affix in Vedic Literature, e.g. परिघातवै for परिघातव्यम्; cf. Kas. on P. III. 4.14.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
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