Aksharanga, Akṣarāṅga, Akshara-anga: 3 definitions
Aksharanga 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 Akṣarāṅga can be transliterated into English as Aksaranga or Aksharanga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Akṣarāṅga (अक्षराङ्ग).—Forming a part of a syllable just as the anusvāra (nasal utterance) or svarabhakti (vowelpart) which forms a part of the preceding syllable. cf. अनुस्वारो व्यञ्जनं चाक्षराङ्गम् (anusvāro vyañjanaṃ cākṣarāṅgam) R. Pr. I.22, also स्वरभक्तिः पूर्वभागक्षराङ्गम् (svarabhaktiḥ pūrvabhāgakṣarāṅgam) R. Pr. I.32.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a part of a syllable. -2. alphabet.
Derivable forms: akṣarāṅgam (अक्षराङ्गम्).
Akṣarāṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akṣara and aṅga (अङ्ग).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Akṣarāṅga (अक्षराङ्ग):—[from a-kṣara] n. part of a syllable (said of the anusvāra), [Ṛg-veda; Prātiśākhya]
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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