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अन्येष्वपि वा डः पृषोदरादित्वाद्रलोपः anyeṣvapi vā ḍaḥ pṛṣodarāditvādralopaḥ Pāṇ. 3.2.109


अथ

अथ
 átha [ atha ]


( or Ved. áthā ), ind. ( probably fr. pronom. base a ), an auspicious and inceptive particle ( not easily expressed in English ), now.

then

moreover

rather

certainly

but

else

what ? how else ? etc.




átha-kim [ athakim ]

ind. how else ? what else ? certainly, assuredly, sure enough.



átha-kimu [ athakimu ]

ind. how much more

so much the more.



átha-ca [ athaca ]

ind. moreover, and likewise.



átha-tu [ athatu ]

ind. but, on the contrary.



átha-vā [ athavA ]

ind. or

( when repeated ) either or

or rather

or perhaps

what ? is it not so ? etc.



átha-vâpi [ athavApi ]

ind. or, rather.



athâtas [ athAtas ]

ind. now.



athânantaram [ athAnantaram ]

ind. now.



athâpi [ athApi ]

ind. so much the more

moreover

therefore

thus.