Anunada, Anunāda: 3 definitions


Anunada 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

Anunāda (अनुनाद).—A fore-sound : a preceding additional sound which is looked upon as a fault: e. g. ह्वयामि (hvayāmi) whom pronounced as अह्वयामि (ahvayāmi). This sound is uttered before an initial sonant consonant. It is also uttered before initial aspirates or visarga. cf. घोषवतामनुनादः पुरस्ताद् आदिस्थानां, क्रियते धारणं वा । सोष्मोष्माणामनुनादोप्यनादः (ghoṣavatāmanunādaḥ purastād ādisthānāṃ, kriyate dhāraṇaṃ vā | soṣmoṣmāṇāmanunādopyanādaḥ) R. Pr. XIV.18,19.

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anunāda (अनुनाद).—[anurūpo nādaḥ] Sound, noise; गुरुतरकलनूपुरानुनादम् (gurutarakalanūpurānunādam) Śi.7.18; reverberation, echo.

Derivable forms: anunādaḥ (अनुनादः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anunāda (अनुनाद).—m.

(-daḥ) Sound, consequent sound, vibration, echo. E. anu, and nāda noise.

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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