Catuhsvarya, Cātuḥsvārya: 4 definitions


Catuhsvarya 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 Chatuhsvarya.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Catuhsvarya in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Cātuḥsvārya (चातुःस्वार्य).—The view that there are four accents-the udatta, the anudatta, the svarita and the pracaya -held by the Khandikya and the Aukhiya Schools.

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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

[«previous next»] — Catuhsvarya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Cātuḥsvarya (चातुःस्वर्य):—[from cātura] n. the use of 4 (svara) accents, (viz. traisvarya and eka-śruti), [Bhāśika-sūtra ii, 36; Nyāyamālā-vistara ix, 2, 15 [Scholiast or Commentator]; Āpastamba-gṛhya-sūtra iv, 17 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

[Sanskrit to German]

Catuhsvarya 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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