Definition: personal ending of the third pers sing. Atm: cf. P. III. 4.78, which is changed to ते in the perfect tense and omitted after the substitute चिण् for च्लि in the aorist; cf. P.VI.4.04: (2) personal ending substituted for the affix थ of the Paras. 2nd pers. pl. in the imperative, imperfect, potential, benedictive, aorist and conditional for which, तात्, तन and थन are substituted in Vedic Literature, and also for हि in case a repetition of an action is meant; cf. P. III. 4. 85, 10l as also VII. 1. 44, 45 and III. 4. 2-5. cf P. III. 4. 85 and III. 4. 10I; (3) tad. affix त applied to the words कम् and शम् e. g. कन्तः, शन्त:, cf. P. V. 2. 138: (4) tad. affix त applied to दशत् when दशत् is changed to श; cf. दशानां दशतां शभावः तश्च प्रत्ययः । दश दाशतः परिमाणमस्य संधस्य शतम्, Kas. on P. V. l. 59; (5) .general term for the affix क्त of the past pass. part, in popular use: (6) a technical term for the past participle affixes (त) क्त and तवत् (क्तवतु) called निष्ठा by Panini; cf. P. I.1.26; the term त is used for निष्ठI in the Jainendra Vyakararna.