Goshadadi, Goṣadādi: 2 definitions


Goshadadi 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 Goṣadādi can be transliterated into English as Gosadadi or Goshadadi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Goṣadādi (गोषदादि).—A class of words to which the taddhita affix अक (aka) (वुन् (vun)) is added in the sense of possession provided the word so formed refers to a chapter (अध्याय (adhyāya)) or a section (अनुवाक (anuvāka)) c. दैवासुरः, वैमुक्तः (daivāsuraḥ, vaimuktaḥ) etc.; cf. Kas. on P. V. 2.62.

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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

[«previous next»] — Goshadadi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Goṣadādi (गोषदादि):—[=go-ṣad-ādi] [from go-ṣad > go] m. a Gaṇa of [Pāṇini] ([v, 2, 62; Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 435 f.])

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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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