Sūtra 1-27

Sūtra 1-27
तस्य वाचकः प्रणवः। (२७)
Tasya vācakaḥ praṇavaḥ.
(Tasya vācakaḥ praṇavaḥ  27)
His name is praṇava (OM).

Sūtra words
tasya, vācakaḥ and praṇavaḥ

Word formation
tasya — sixth case singular, masculine gender of pronoun tat
vācakaḥ — first case singular, masculine gender of the noun vācaka, (verb) vac + (suffix) aka
praṇavaḥ — first case singular, masculine gender of praṇava,
(prefix) pra + (verb) nu + (suffix) a

Word meaning
tasya — his
vācakaḥ — name
praṇavaḥ — OM (the word is used in the tradition to indicate this syllable)

 

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