Devanandin, aka: Deva-nandin; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Devanandin (देवनन्दिन्).—A Jain grammarian of the eighth century who is believed to have written a grammar work, called सिद्धान्तसारस्वत-शब्दानुशासन (siddhāntasārasvata-śabdānuśāsana). It is likely that देवनन्दिन् (devanandin) is the same as देवानन्दि-पूज्यपाद (devānandi-pūjyapāda) and the grammar work is the same as जैनेन्द्रशब्दानुशासन (jainendraśabdānuśāsana) for which see देवनन्दिन् (devanandin) .

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Devanandin (देवनन्दिन्).—m. Name of the doorkeeper of Indra.

2) Name of a grammarian.

Devanandin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and nandin (नन्दिन्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devanandin (देवनन्दिन्).—m. (-ndī) One of Indra'S doorkeepers. E. deva a deity, and nandin who pleases.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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