Aikapadya: 2 definitions


Aikapadya 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

Aikapadya (ऐकपद्य).—Treatment as one single word especially found in the case of compound words (सामासिकपद (sāmāsikapada)) which, as a result of such treatment, have only one accent (acute) and one case affix after the whole word; cf. अयं खल्वपि बहुव्रीहिरस्त्येव प्राथमकल्पिकः । यस्मिन्नैकपद्यमैकस्व र्यमेकविभक्तित्वं च (ayaṃ khalvapi bahuvrīhirastyeva prāthamakalpikaḥ | yasminnaikapadyamaikasva ryamekavibhaktitvaṃ ca) M. Bh.on P.I.1.29. See एकपद (ekapada).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aikapadya (ऐकपद्य).—

1) Unity of words.

2) Being formed into one word.

Derivable forms: aikapadyam (ऐकपद्यम्).

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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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