yar यर्

Definition: a short term (प्रत्याहृार) for any consonant except ह् standing at the end of a word is optionally changed to the nasal consonant of its class if followed by a nasal letter; cf. यरोनुनासिकेनुनासिकेा वा P. VIII.4.45: and (2) is doubled if preceded by र् or ह् as also if preceded by a vowel but not followed by a vowel; e.g. अर्क्कः, दद्धयत्र: cf. अन्वॊ रहाभ्यां द्वे; अनचिच P. VIII.4.46,47.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
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