Ghu: 8 definitions


Ghu 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

Ghu (घु).—A technical term in the Jainendra Vyakarana for the term उत्तरपद (uttarapada) (the latter or the second member of-a compound word) which is used in Panini's 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghu (घु).—1 Ā. (ghavate, ghuta) To sound, make an indistinct noise.

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Ghu (घु).—The indistinct sound of a pigeon.

Derivable forms: ghuḥ (घुः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ghu (घु).—1st cl. (ghavate) To sound. dhvanau bhvā-ā-aka-aniṭ .

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Ghu (घु).—m.

(-ghuḥ) Sound. E. ghu to sound, aff. ḍu . ghu-dhvanau vā ḍu .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ghu (घु).—i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] To sound.

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

1) Ghu (घु):—1. ghu [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] ghavate, to utter or produce a peculiar sound, [xxii, 55].

2) 2. ghu m. a kind of sound, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ghu (घु):—[(-ṅa) ghavate] 1. d. To sound.

2) (ghuḥ) 2. m. Sound.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ghu in German

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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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