rephin रेफिन्

Definition: a term applied(1)to the Visarjasnīya letter preceded by any vowel excepting अ and अा, (2) to the Visarjanīya preceded by अ in some specified words such as प्रातः, भाः, अविभः, अाद:, क: etc. under certain conditions, as also, (3) to the Visarjanīya in हातः, सनितः etc. For details see R. Pr. I.30-36.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
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