Avashamgama, Avaśaṃgama: 2 definitions


Avashamgama 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 Avaśaṃgama can be transliterated into English as Avasamgama or Avashamgama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Avaśaṃgama (अवशंगम).—Name of a Samdhi when a class consonant, followed by any consonant is not changed, but retained as it is; cf. स्पर्शाः पूर्वे व्यञ्जनान्युत्त-राणि आस्थापितानां अवशंगमं तत् (sparśāḥ pūrve vyañjanānyutta-rāṇi āsthāpitānāṃ avaśaṃgamaṃ tat) R.Pr.IV. l; eg. आरैक् पन्थाम् (āraik panthām) R.V. I.113.16, वषट् ते (vaṣaṭ te) (R.V.VII.99.7) अजानन् पुत्रः (ajānan putraḥ) (R. V. X.85.14).

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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avaśaṃgama (अवशंगम).—Not submitting to another's will.

Derivable forms: avaśaṃgamaḥ (अवशंगमः).

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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