Avicalin, Avicālin: 3 definitions

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Avicalin 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Avichalin.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Avicālin (अविचालिन्).—Immutable. The term is used frequently in the Mahābhāṣya, in connection with letters of the alphabet which are considered 'nitya' by Grammarians; cf. नित्येषु च शब्देषु कूटस्थैरविचालिभिर्वर्णैर्भ-वितव्यमनपायोपजानविकारिभिः (nityeṣu ca śabdeṣu kūṭasthairavicālibhirvarṇairbha-vitavyamanapāyopajānavikāribhiḥ) M. Bh. I. 1. Āhn 2: cf also नित्यपर्यायवाची सिद्ध-शब्दः । यत्कूटस्थेष्वविचालिषु भावेषु वर्तते (nityaparyāyavācī siddha-śabdaḥ | yatkūṭastheṣvavicāliṣu bhāveṣu vartate) M. Bh. on I.1.1.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Avicālin (अविचालिन्):—[=a-vicālin] [from a-vicala] mfn. not falling off from ([ablative]), [Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] invariable, [Patañjali]

[Sanskrit to German]

Avicalin in German

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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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