Gunavacana, aka: Guna-vacana, Guṇavacana; 3 Definition(s)

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Gunavacana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Gunavachana.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Guṇavacana (गुणवचन).—lit. expressing quality; words expressing quality such as शुक्ल, नील (śukla, nīla), etc.; cf. गुणवचनब्राह्मणादिभ्यः कर्मणि च (guṇavacanabrāhmaṇādibhyaḥ karmaṇi ca) P.V. 1.124. See page 369 Vyākarana Mahabhasya Vol. VII. D.E. Society edition, Poona.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit 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

Marathi-English dictionary

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guṇavacana (गुणवचन).—n S An adjective, a term expressing quality.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Guṇavacana (गुणवचन).—a word which connotes an attribute or quality, an adjective, or substantive used attributively; as श्वेत (śveta) in श्वेतोऽश्वः (śveto'śvaḥ).

Derivable forms: guṇavacanam (गुणवचनम्).

Guṇavacana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guṇa and vacana (वचन). See also (synonyms): guṇavācaka.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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