Asmad; 3 Definition(s)


Asmad 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)

Asmad (अस्मद्).—First person; the term is used in the sense of the first person in the grammars of Hemacandra and Śākaṭāyana. cf. त्रीणि त्रीण्यन्ययुष्मदस्मदि (trīṇi trīṇyanyayuṣmadasmadi) (Hem. III.3.17);

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Asmad (अस्मद्).—pron. [as-madik Uṇ.1.136] A pronominal base from which several cases of the 1st personal pronoun are derived; it is also abl. pl. of the word. m. The individual soul, the embodied soul; यूयं वयं वयं यूयमित्यासीन्मतिरावयोः । किं जातमधुना येन यूयं यूयं वयं वयम् (yūyaṃ vayaṃ vayaṃ yūyamityāsīnmatirāvayoḥ | kiṃ jātamadhunā yena yūyaṃ yūyaṃ vayaṃ vayam) || Bh.3.65 (quite estranged from each other).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Asmad (अस्मद्).—First person pronoun, (ahaṃ) I. (āvāṃ) We two. (vayaṃ) We. E. asa to be, and madik Unadi affix: the inflexions of this pronoun are very irregular.

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