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A translation of a verse in the Fourth Brâhmana states:

Now as the sounds of a drum, when beaten, cannot be seized externally (by themselves), but the sound is seized, when the drum is seized or the beater of the drum; And as the sounds of a conch-shell, when blown, cannot be seized externally (by themselves), but the sound is seized, when the shell is seized or the blower of the shell; 'And as the sounds of a lute, when played, cannot be seized externally (by themselves), but the sound is seized, when the lute is seized or the player of the lute;

Here, the translation "seized" is used many times.

What is this word "seized" in Sanskrit, readible (transliteration) in English?

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    I think the words used there are: 'grahaṇāya', 'grahaṇena', 'gṛhitaḥ' ..... – Tejaswee Jun 10 '17 at 5:51
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You are referring to verses 7-8 of Adhyaya 2 Brahmana 4 of the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad:

sa yathā dundubherhanyamānasya na bāhyāñchabdāñchaknuyādgrahaṇāya, dundubhestu grahaṇena—dundubhyāghātasya vā—śabdō gṛhītaḥ ||
sa yathā śaṅkhasya dhmāyamānasya na bāhyāñchabdāñchaknuyādgrahaṇāya, śaṅkhasya tu grahaṇena—śaṅkhadhmasya vā—śabdō gṛhītaḥ ||

The word translated as seizing is grahaṇa.

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