Halanta; 1 Definition(s)
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Halanta (हलन्त).—A term used for words ending in consonants; cf. हलन्तस्येत्येवं भविष्यति (halantasyetyevaṃ bhaviṣyati) M. Bh. on P.I.1.3 Vart.10; cf. also the term हलन्तलक्षणा वृद्धि (halantalakṣaṇā vṛddhi) for the Vrddhi prescribed by the rule वदव्रजहलन्तस्याचः (vadavrajahalantasyācaḥ) P.VII. 2. 3.Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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