Gahadi, Gahādi: 2 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Gahādi (गहादि).—A class of words headed by the word गह (gaha) to which the taddhita affix ईय (īya) (छ) is added in the Saisika or miscellaneous senses; e. g. गहीयम्, अन्तस्थीयम् (gahīyam, antasthīyam); this class called 'gahiya' is looked upon as आकृतिगण (ākṛtigaṇa), and hence the words वैणुकीयम् वैत्रकीयम् (vaiṇukīyam vaitrakīyam) and the like could be explained as correct; cf Kas. on P. IV. 2.138.

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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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gahādi (गहादि):—[from gaha > gah] a Gaṇa of [Pāṇini] (iv, 2, 138 [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 317-321.])

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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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