Aniyatapumska, Aniyatapuṃska, Aniyatapuṃskā, Aniyata-pumska: 3 definitions



Aniyatapumska 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.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Aniyatapuṃska (अनियतपुंस्क).—Whose sex-especially whether it is a male or a female-is not definitely known from its mere sight; small insects which are so. The term क्षुद्रा (kṣudrā) in P. IV.1.131 is explained in the Mahābhāṣya as क्षुद्रा नाम अनियतपुंस्का अङ्गहीना वा (kṣudrā nāma aniyatapuṃskā aṅgahīnā vā) M. Bh. on P. IV.1.131.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aniyatapuṃskā (अनियतपुंस्का).—a woman loose in conduct, unchaste.

Aniyatapuṃskā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aniyata and puṃskā (पुंस्का).

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

Aniyatapuṃskā (अनियतपुंस्का):—[=a-niyata-puṃskā] [from a-niyata] f. ‘having no fixed husband’, a woman unchaste in conduct.

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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 (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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