Adyudatta, Ādyudātta, Adi-udatta: 2 definitions

Introduction

Adyudatta 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

Ādyudātta (आद्युदात्त).—A word beginning with an acute-accent i.e. which has got the first vowel accented acute: words in the vocative case and words formed with an affix marked with a mute ञ् (ñ) or न् (n) are ādyudātta; cf.P. VI.1.197, 198: for illustrations in detail see P.VI.1.189-216.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ādyudātta (आद्युदात्त).—a. having the acute accent on the first syllable.

Ādyudātta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ādi and udātta (उदात्त).

context information

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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