Grammatical Sūtra: प्राचां क्रीडायाम् prācāṃ krīḍāyām
Individual Word Components: prācām krīḍāyām
Sūtra with anuvṛtti words: prācām krīḍāyām pūrvapadam (6.2.1), ādiḥ (6.2.64), udāttaḥ (6.2.64), ake (6.2.73)
Type of Rule: vidhi
Preceding adhikāra rule:6.2.64 (1ādir udāttaḥ)
A compound the second member of which is a word ending in ((aka)) affix, and which denotes the sport of the Eastern people, gets the the acute accent on the first syllable. Source: Aṣṭādhyāyī 2.0
[The initial syllable 64 of a first member of a compound 1 bears the udātta accent 64 when co-occurring before 1.1.66 a nominal stem 4.1.1 ending in the affix 3.1.1 °-aka- 73] to denote a sport in the Eastern country (prāc-āṁ krīḍā-y-ām). Source: From Aṣṭādhyāyī of Pāṇini In Roman Transliteration translated by Sumitra M. Katre, Copyright © 1987. Courtesy of the University of Texas Press.