पुटमेतत् सुपुष्टितम्

ध्रुव (1) fixed,stationary, as contrasted with moving (ध्रुव) which is termed अपादान and hence put in the abla- tive case; cf ध्रुवमपायेऽपादानम् P. I. 4.24; (2) repeated sound ( नाद ) of a third or a fourth consonant of the class consonants when it occurs at the end of the first word of a split up compound word; cf. R. Pr. VI. II and XI. 24.

ध्रौव्य fixed; of a stationary nature; of क्तोऽधिकरणे च ध्रौव्यगतिप्रत्यवसानार्थेभ्य: P. III. 4.76.

ध्वनि (1) sound; cf. ध्वनिं कुर्वन्नेवमुच्यते- शब्दं कुरु शब्दं मा कार्षीः M. Bh. I. 1. Ahnika 1; cf. also Vak. Pad. I. 77; cf. also स्फोटः शब्दः, ध्वनिः शब्दगुणः, M.Bh. on I. 1.70 Vart. 5. ध्वनि or sound is said to be the indicator (सूचक्र or व्यञ्जक) of स्फोट the eternal sound.

ध्वनित suggested, as opposed to उक्त expressed; the word is found fre- quently used in the Paribhasen- dusekhara and other works in connection with such dictums as are not actually made, but indi- cated in the Mahabhasya.

ध्वम् personal-ending of the sec. pers. pl. Atmanepada, substituted for ल् of the 10 lakaras.

ध्वात् personal-ending in Vedic Literature, substituted for ध्वम् of the sec. pers. pl. Atmanepada; e.g.वारयध्वात् for वारयध्वम् cf. P. VII. 1.42.

ध्वान the second out of the seven Positions of voice in the Veda recital which are-उपांशु, ध्वान, निमद, उपब्दिमत्, मन्द्र, मध्यम and तार.

ध्वे Personal-ending of the sec. pers. Pl. Atmanepada in the present and perfect tenses.

न् fifth consonant of the dental class of consonants which is possessed of the properties घोष, नादानुप्रदान, अल्पप्राणत्व, संवृतकण्ठत्व and अानुनासिक्य. In Panini's grammar the nasal conso- nant न् (a)is added as an augment prescribed\ \नुट् or नुम् which originally is seen as न्, but after- wards changed into अनुस्वार or परसवर्ण as required, as for example in पयांसि, यशांसि, निन्दति, वन्दति etc.; cf. P. VII. 1.58-73, VII. 1.79- 83; VIII. 3.24; (b) is changed into ण् when it directly follows upon ऋ, ॠ, र् or ष् or even intervened by a vowel, a semivowel except ल् , a guttural consonant, a labial consonant or an anusvara; cf. P. VIII. 4.1.1-31. (c) is substituted for the final म् of a root, e. g. प्रशान्, प्रतान् cf. P. VIII. 2.64, 65.

(l) the consonant न् (see न् above) with the vowel added to it for facility of utterance, cf. T. Pr. I. 21 ; (2) tad. affix न added to words headed by पामन् in the sense of possession; e.g. पामनः, हेमनः etc., cf P. V. 2.100; (3) tad. affix न as found in the word ज्योत्स्ना derived from ज्योतिष्, cf P. V. 2.114; (4) unadi affix न as found in the word स्योनः; cf Kas. on P. VI.4.19; (5) the krt affix नङ् as also नन् prescribed after the roots यज्, याच्, यत्, विच्छ्, प्रच्छ्, रक्ष् and स्वप् , e g. यज्ञ:, याञ्चा, प्रश्नः etc., cf P. III. 3.90, 91; (6) the negative particle न given by Panini as नञ् and referred to in the same way, which (i.e. न.) when compounded with a following word is changed into अ or अन् or retained in rare cases as for in- stance in नभ्राट्, नासत्यौ, नक्षत्रम् etc. cf P. VI.3.73-75;(7) tad.affix न (नञ्)