Dvissprishta, Dvisspṛṣṭa: 1 definition


Dvissprishta 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.

The Sanskrit term Dvisspṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Dvissprsta or Dvissprishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Dvisspṛṣṭa (द्विस्स्पृष्ट).—A term used for an upadhmaniya letter or a phonetic element resulting from a visarga followed by the letter प् (p), or फ़् (pha़्). See उपध्मांनीय (upadhmāṃnīya).The word is also used sometimes for the pronunciation ळ् () of ड् (), and ळ्ह् (ḷh) of ढ् (ḍh). See दुःस्पृष्ट (duḥspṛṣṭa).

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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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