Bhavat; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Bhavat (भवत्).—(भवन्त् (bhavant)) ancient term for the present tense found in the Brhaddevata and other works, The term 'vartamana' for the present tense was also equally common. The word is found in the Mahabhasya, the Unadisutravrtti of Ujjvaladatta and in the Grammar of Jainendra cf. P.II.3.1 Vart 11, Unadi III. 50 Jain Vyak. I.1.471.

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhavat (भवत्).—a. (-ntī f.)

1) Being, becoming, happening.

2) Present; समतीतं च भवच्च भावि च (samatītaṃ ca bhavacca bhāvi ca) R.8.78. -pron. a. (- f.) A respectful or honorific pronoun, translated by 'your honour', 'your lordship, worship or highness'; (oft. used in the sense of the second personal pronoun, but with the third person of the verb); अथवा कथं भवान् मन्यते (athavā kathaṃ bhavān manyate) M.1; भवन्त एव जानन्ति रघूणां च कुलस्थितिम् (bhavanta eva jānanti raghūṇāṃ ca kulasthitim) U.5.23; R.2.4;3.48;5.16. It is often joined to अत्र (atra) or तत्र (tatra) (see the words), and sometimes to स (sa) also; यन्मां विधेय- विषये सभवान्नियुङ्क्ते (yanmāṃ vidheya- viṣaye sabhavānniyuṅkte) Māl.1.9.

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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