Lesson XVI. 69 co 207. The optative expresses: 1. wish or desire; 2. request or entreaty; 3. what is desirable or proper; 4. what may or might, can or could be. It is also largely used in conditional sentences. The subject is often indefinite and unexpressed. The negative used with the opt. is a na. Both the prescriptive and the prohibitive optative are rery common. 208. The nouns of relationship in (except FA and ag - see $ 203) gunate in the strong cases ; thus, fug m., 'father', ATE f., “mother', declined as follows: Sing.. Dual. Plural. N. पिता माता पितर मातरी। पितरस मातरम् A. FONTH ATTA पितृन् मातृस् I. पित्रा मात्रा पितृभ्याम् मातृभ्याम् पितृभिस् मातृभिर् etc. etc. etc. V. fort HTAT A D 209. The stem m., f., 'bull' or cow', is declined thus : Sing. Dual. Plural. NV. Ita gāus da gārāu Taf gāvas A. TA gām TIF gās I. Tat gavā TUTA gobhyam fita gobhis D. Te gave गोभ्यस् gobhiyos Ab. गोस् gos G. गवोस् 90008 गवाम् gavam L. Tfa gavi गोषु 90614 Vocabulary XVI. Verbs: (smårati; p. smaryate) re- HOT (mányate) think, suppose. member; think of; teach, esp. in
- (módate) rejoice.
pass. “it is taught, i. e. “tra- TE (cáňsati) proclaim (see also ditional'. in Vocab. I.). Univ Calif - Digitized by Microsoft ®