Dini, Ḍini: 1 definition


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ḍini (डिनि).—(l) tad. affix applied to अवान्तर-दीक्षा, तिलव्रत (avāntara-dīkṣā, tilavrata) etc. in the sense of चरति (carati) (observing); e.g. तिलव्रती (tilavratī), cf. P. V. 1. 94 Vart 3; (2) applied in the sense of 'having as measurement'applied to numeral words ending in शत् (śat) or शिन् (śin) and the word विंशति (viṃśati); e.g. त्रिंशिनो मासाः, विंशिनोङ्गिरसः (triṃśino māsāḥ, viṃśinoṅgirasaḥ); cf. M. Bh. on P. V. 2.37.

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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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