Jashtva, aka: Jaśtva; 1 Definition(s)


Jashtva 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 Jaśtva can be transliterated into English as Jastva or Jashtva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Jaśtva (जश्त्व).—Substitution of a जश् (jaś) consonant prescribed by Panini for any consonant excepting a semi-vowel or a nasal, if followed by any fourth or third consonant out of the class consonants, or if it is at the end of a pada; cf. P.VIII. 2.39, VIII.4. 53.

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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