Abhinihita: 5 definitions


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Abhinihita in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Abhinihita (अभिनिहित).—Used in connection with a सन्धि (sandhi) or euphonic combination in which the vowel अ (a), as a first or a second member, is absorbed into the other member. e. g. रथेभ्यः (rathebhyaḥ) + अग्रे (agre) = रथेभ्योऽग्रे (rathebhyo'gre) also दाशुषेऽग्रे (dāśuṣe'gre), where अ (a) of अग्रे (agre) is absorbed or merged in ओ (o) of रथेभ्यः (rathebhyaḥ) or ए (e) of दाशुषे (dāśuṣe); cf. अथा-भिनिहितः संधिरेतैः प्राकृतवैकृतैः । एकीभवति पादादिरकारस्तेत्र संधिजाः (athā-bhinihitaḥ saṃdhiretaiḥ prākṛtavaikṛtaiḥ | ekībhavati pādādirakārastetra saṃdhijāḥ); R. Pr. II. 13 to 25; cf.एङः पदान्तादति (eṅaḥ padāntādati) P.VI.1.109.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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[«previous next»] — Abhinihita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Abhinihita (अभिनिहित):—[=abhi-ni-hita] [from abhini-dhā] a mfn. touched with ([instrumental case]; also an- [negative]), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. ‘close contact’, Name of a special Sandhi (by which final e and o are brought into close contact with the initial a of the following word, which in the old language probably was not entirely suppressed), [Prātiśākhya]

3) [=abhi-ni-hita] b See abhi-ni-√dhā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhinihita (अभिनिहित):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-taḥ-tā-tam) Suppressed.—abhinihita is called [a.]) in the Ṛgv.-Prātiś. the sandhi (q. v.) which is produced when the vowel a in the beginning of a word is suppressed after a final o or e; [b.]) in the Ṛgv.-, Vājas.- and Atharv.-Prātiśākhyas the svarita (q. v.) which is produced in consequence of an anudātta a (in the beginning of a word) being suppressed after a final udātta o or e. The Taittir.-Prāt. calls the latter abhinihata (acc. to Weber, Ind. Stud. Iv. p. 135). E. dhā with ni and abhi, kṛt aff. kta.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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