Bhavanti, aka: Bhavantī; 2 Definition(s)


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Bhavantī (भवन्ती).—Ancient term for the present tense or लट् (laṭ) according to Panini cf. अस्तिर्भवन्तीपरः प्रथमपुरुषः अप्रयुज्यमानेप्यस्ति (astirbhavantīparaḥ prathamapuruṣaḥ aprayujyamānepyasti) M. Bh. on P. II.3.1 . Vart. 4; cf. also प्रवृत्तस्याविरामे शासितव्या भवन्ती । इहा-धीमहे । इह वसामः । इह पुष्यमित्रं याजयामः । (pravṛttasyāvirāme śāsitavyā bhavantī | ihā-dhīmahe | iha vasāmaḥ | iha puṣyamitraṃ yājayāmaḥ |) M. Bh. on P. III. 2.123. See भवत् (bhavat) (भवन्त् (bhavant)).

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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Bhavanti (भवन्ति).—The time being, present time.

Derivable forms: bhavantiḥ (भवन्तिः).

See also (synonyms): bhavanta.

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Bhavantī (भवन्ती).—

1) A virtuous wife.

2) Time being, present time; Uṇ.3.5.

3) (In gram.) A technical term for the present tense.

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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