Annaiyacarya, aka: Aṇṇaiyācārya; 1 Definition(s)


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Aṇṇaiyācārya (अण्णैयाचार्य).—Author of लिङ्गनिर्णयभूषण (liṅganirṇayabhūṣaṇa), who was a Tamil Brāhmaṇa by caste. अत् (at)(1) tech. term in Pāṇini's grammar for short अ (a), cf तपरस्तत्कालस्य (taparastatkālasya) P. I. 1. 70; अदेङ् गुणः (adeṅ guṇaḥ) P.I.1.2; (2) personal ending अ (a) for इ (i) (इट् (iṭ)) of the Ist pers. sing. Ātm. in the Potential, P III. 4. 106; (3) caseaffix in the case of युष्मद् (yuṣmad) and अस्मद् (asmad) for abl. sing. and pl. P.VII. 1.31,32: (4) tad-affix अत् (at) (अ) prescribed after किम् (kim) in the sense of the loc. case before which किम् (kim) is changed to कु, क्व (ku, kva) being the tad. formation; cf. P. V.3.12 and VII.2.105:(5) substitute अत् (at)(शतृ (śatṛ)) for लट् (laṭ) forming the present and future participles in the Parasmaipada. active voice cf. लटः शतृशानचौ (laṭaḥ śatṛśānacau). P.III. 2.124 and लृटः सद्वा (lṛṭaḥ sadvā) P. III.3.14.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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