Abhyahata, Abhyāhata: 2 definitions


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Abhyāhata (अभ्याहत).—Omission of any sound; a fault of utterance. अम् (am) (1)a technical brief term in Panini's grammar including vowels, semivowels, the letter ह् (h) and nasals; (2) a significant term for the accusative case showing change or substitution or modification: cf. अं विकारस्य (aṃ vikārasya) T. Pr. I.28 explained as अमिति शब्दे विकार-स्याख्या भवति । अमिति द्वितीय विभक्तेरुपलक्षणम् । (amiti śabde vikāra-syākhyā bhavati | amiti dvitīya vibhakterupalakṣaṇam |) (3) augment अ (a) applied to the penultimate vowel of सृज् (sṛj) & दृश् (dṛś) (P. VI.1.58, 59 and VII.1.99) (4) substitute tor Ist pers. sing. affix मिप् (mip), by P.III.4.101 (5) Acc. sing. case affix अम् (am) .

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhyāhata (अभ्याहत).—p. p.

1) Struck, beaten.

2) Affected, smitten; अभ्याहतं कीर्तिविपर्ययेण (abhyāhataṃ kīrtiviparyayeṇa) (hṛdayam) R.14.33; मृत्युना °तः (mṛtyunā °taḥ) &c.

3) Impeded, obstructed; रक्षोभिरभ्याहतकर्मवृत्तिः (rakṣobhirabhyāhatakarmavṛttiḥ) Bk.1.17.

4) Faulty, erroneous; अनभ्याहतचित्तः स्यादन- भ्याहतवाग्भवेत् (anabhyāhatacittaḥ syādana- bhyāhatavāgbhavet) Mb.12.245.16.

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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. 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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