Dandadi, Daṇḍādi: 1 definition

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Dandadi 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Daṇḍādi (दण्डादि).—A class of words headed by the word दण्ड (daṇḍa) to which the taddhita affix य (ya), is added in the sense of 'deserving', cf. दण्डमर्हति दण्ड्यः (daṇḍamarhati daṇḍyaḥ) Kas. on P. V. 1.66

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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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