Gurulaghuta, aka: Gurulaghutā; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Gurulaghuta in Vyakarana glossaries]

Gurulaghutā (गुरुलघुता).—Consideration of prolixity and brevity of expression; cf. तत्राप्ययं नावश्यं गुरुलघुतामेवोपलक्षायितुमर्हति (tatrāpyayaṃ nāvaśyaṃ gurulaghutāmevopalakṣāyitumarhati) . M. Bh. on I.1.1.

(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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