at (taṃ asakkhi saṭṭhuṃ) is inf. of sajati1 (sṛj = Sk. sraṣṭuṃ) to dismiss, let loose. The form has caused trouble, since the Com. explains it with gaṇhituṃ “to take.” This has induced Kern (


s. v. to see in it a very old (even *pre-*Vedic!) form with *sāḍhuṃ as original. Evidently he derives it fr. sah (Epic Sk. soḍhuṃ!), as he trsls it as “to master, overpower”