prakrutisvara प्रक्रुतिस्वर

Definition: the accent i.e. the acute accent (उदात्त) possessed by the original word as contrasted with the accent of the afix (प्रत्ययस्वर) which (latter) is looked upon as more powerful; cf. (बहुव्रीहौ) पूर्वपदं प्रकृतिस्वरं भवति M.Bh, on II.I.24, II. 2.29 Vart. 17, See Panini Sutras VI.2.1 to 63.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
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