padani tv agatarthani
yojayanti padair anyaih
sa udghatyaka ucyate
padani—words; tu—but; agata-arthani—having an unclear meaning; tat—that,; artha-gataye—to understand the meaning; narah—men; yojayanti—join; padaih—with words; anyaih—other; sah—that; udghatyakah—udghatyaka; ucyate—is called.
To explain an unclear word, men generally join it with other words. Such an attempt is called udghatyaka.' "
This verse is quoted from the Sahitya-darpana (6.289).
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