Kanac, Kānac: 1 definition


Kanac 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kanach.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Kānac (कानच्).—Affix आन (āna) forming perfect partciples which are mostly seen in Vedic Literature. The affix कानच् (kānac) is technically a substitute for the लिट् (liṭ) affix. Nouns ending in कानच् (kānac) govern the accusative case of the nouns connected with them: e.g. सोमं सुषुवाणः (somaṃ suṣuvāṇaḥ); cf. P. III.3.106 and P.II.3.69.

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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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