Adivriddhi, Ādivṛddhi: 1 definition


Adivriddhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Ādivṛddhi can be transliterated into English as Adivrddhi or Adivriddhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ādivṛddhi (आदिवृद्धि).—The Vṛddhi substitute prescribed for the first vowel of a word to which a tad-affix, marked with the mute letter ञ्,ण् (ñ, ), or क् (k) is added; e.g. औपगव, दाक्षि (aupagava, dākṣi) etc.; cf. तद्धितेष्वचामादेः (taddhiteṣvacāmādeḥ) P.VII.2.117, 118.

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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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