Adyatani, Adyatanī: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Adyatani 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Adyatanī (अद्यतनी).—Tech. term of ancient grammarians signifying in general the present time of the day in question, the occurrence of the immediate past or future events in which is generally expressed by the aorist (लुड् (luḍ)) or the simple future (लृट् (lṛṭ)); the other two corresponding tenses imperfect and first future (viz. लड् (laḍ) and लुट् (luṭ)) being used in connection with past and future events respectively, provided the events do not pertain to that day which is in question; cf. 'वा चाद्यतन्याम् (vā cādyatanyām)' M.Bh. P.III.2.102 Vār.6, वादृतन्याम् (vādṛtanyām) P, VI.4.114. Vārt. 3; (2) term for the tense showing immediate past time called लुङ् (luṅ) in Pāṇini's grammar e. g. मायोगे अद्यतनी । मा कार्षीत् (māyoge adyatanī | mā kārṣīt) Kāt. III. 1.22, Hem. III. 3.11.

context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adyatanī (अद्यतनी):—[from adyatana > a-dya] f. (in [grammar]) the aorist tense (from its relating what has occurred on the same day).

context information

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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