पुटमेतत् सुपुष्टितम्

द्वैधम् used adverbially for द्विधा in'the sense of ’optionally' or 'in two ways'; cf. द्वैधं शब्दानामप्रतिपत्तिः M. Bh. on P. I. 1. 44 vart. 15.

द्वैपद् group of two words; an express- ion consisting of two words; cf प्र वोचं नः सुमना द्वैपदाश्च R. Pr. VIII. 2. 10; X. 3; XI. 37 etc.

द्व्यच् a word possessed of two vowels in it; dissyllabic words; the word is frequently used in Panini's Astadhyayi and Patanjali's Maha- bhasya, Kasika Vrtti and other works on Panini's grammar.

द्व्यादि a class of pronouns headed by the pronoun द्वि to which the taddhita affixes called विभक्ति, as prescribed by the rules of Panini in the rule पञ्चम्यास्तसिल् and the following ones, are not added. cf. P. V. 3. 2.

द्व्यूष्मन् name of a Samdhi made up of two spirants, or resulting in the presence of two spirants or Usman letters e.g. निष्षिध्बरी:, स्वस्साता; cf. R. Pr. XI. 22.

घ्(I) fourth letter of the dental class(तवर्ग) possessed of the proper- ties नादानुप्रदान, घोष, कण्ठसंवृतत्व and महाप्रण ; (2) substitute ध् , for the ह् of नह् before a ' jhal ' consonant or at the end of a word e. g. नद्धम्, उपानत्, cf. P. VIII. 2. 34; (3) substitute ध् for the letters त् and थ् placed after a fourth letter, e. g लब्धुम्, दोग्धा etc. cf. P. VIII. 2. 40.

a technical term in the Jainen- dra Vyakarana for the term सर्व- नामस्थान of Panini used for the first five case affixes सु, औ, अस्, अम्, ओ and इ (nom. and acc. pl. neuter gender); cf P. I. I. 42, 43.

धनजित् name of the author of a short metrical treatise on roots named धातुक्रल्पलतिका.

धमुञ् tad. affix optionally substitu- ted in the place of the tad. affix धा after the words द्वि and त्रि; e. g. द्विधा, द्वौधम्, त्रिधा, त्रैधम्; cf. P. V. 3.45.

धरणीधर a grammarian of the six- teenth century at the court of Udayasimha who wrote a commen- tary on the sutras of Panini which was named वैयाकरणसर्वस्व as also a commentary on the Siksa of Panini.

धर्म defined as ऋषिसंप्रदाय, the tradi- tional practices laid down by the sages for posterity; cf.केवलमृषिसंप्रदायो धर्म इति कृत्वा याज्ञिक्राः शास्त्रेण अनुविदधते M. Bh. I. 1. Ahnika I ; cf also धर्मशास्त्रं in एवं च कृत्वा धर्मशास्त्रं प्रवृत्तम् M. Bh. on P. I. 2.64, as also धर्मसूत्रकाराः in नैवेश्वर आज्ञापयति नापि धर्मसूत्रकाराः पठन्ति अपवादैरुत्सर्गा बाध्यन्तामिति M. Bh. on I. l.47; (2) religious merit, cf. धर्मोपदे- शनमिदं शास्त्रमस्मिन्ननवयवेन शास्त्रार्थः संप्रतीयते , M. Bh. on P. VI. I. 84, cf also ज्ञाने घमै इति चेत्तथाSधर्मः M. Bh. I. 1. Ahnika l ; ' 3) property possessed by a thing or a letter or a word. e. g. वर्णधर्म; cf Kas. on P.

I. 2.29; cf also Kas. on P. II. 1,

55, II. 3.33, VIII. 1. 4. cf. also R. Pr. III. 8, 13 XIV. 1 etc.: ( 4 ) the characteristic of being in a substance; in the phrase अयं घटः the dharma viz.घटत्व is predica- ted of this (इदम्) or, in other words the designation pot ( घटसंज्ञा ) is the predication; the explanation in short, can be given as घटत्ववान् इदं- पदार्थः or घटाभिन्नः इदंपदार्थ:

धमेकीर्ति a Jain scholar called by the name कीर्ति also, who was the author of धातुप्रत्ययपञ्जिक्रा and रूपावतार a well-known treatise on roots; cf. बोपदेवमहाग्राहग्रस्तो वामनदिग्गजः । कीर्तेरेव प्रसङ्गेन माधवेन समुद्धृतः । He is believed