पौष्यञ्ज्यावन्त्ययोश्चापि तांश्च प्राच्यान् प्रचक्षते ॥ ७८ ॥
āsan pañca-śatāni vai
tāṁś ca prācyān pracakṣate
udīcyāḥ — belonging to the north; sāma-gāḥ — the singer of the Sāma Veda; śiṣyāḥ — the disciples; āsan — there were; pañca-śatāni — five hundred; vai — indeed; pauṣyañji-āvantyayoḥ — of Pauṣyañji and Āvantya; ca — and; api — indeed; tān — they; ca — also; prācyān — easterners; pracakṣate — are called.
The five hundred disciples of Pauṣyañji and Āvantya became known as the northern singers of the Sāma Veda, and in later times some of them also became known as eastern singers.