Query: yonya

Ashok Aklujkar aklujkar at INTERCHANGE.UBC.CA
Thu Feb 7 06:48:33 UTC 2002

See Vishva Bandhu's Vaidika-padaanukrama-ko;sa, Sa,mhitaa section, vol. 4,
p. 2616, for the occurrence of yonya in .Rgveda 8.45.30 and explanation
according to Paa.nini 5.3.103 (;saakhaadibhyo yat).

ashok aklujkar

On 06-02-2002 17:45, "Patrick Olivelle" <jpo at UTS.CC.UTEXAS.EDU> wrote:

> Friends:
> I have a question about a reading in Manu 11.58 (or 57 in some
> editions). All editions read the paada-a as: retaHsekaH svayoniiSu.
> This is, of course, the grammatically correct reading. But most of my
> manuscripts -- especially the important southern manuscripts in
> Grantha, Telugu, and Malayalam scripts -- read svayonyaasu [sometimes
> svayonaasu]. Can you account for the form -yonyaasu? Have you seen it
> elsewhere? It is not recorded in the dictionaries. Thanks for your
> help.
> Patrick Olivelle

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