Karavini, Karaviṇī: 1 definition



Karavini 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Karaviṇī (करविणी).—Or कर्विणी (karviṇī) name of a svarabhakti i. e. behaviour like the vowel लृ (lṛ), noticed in the case of the consonant ल् (l) when followed by the sibilant ह् (h); cf. करेणू रहयोर्योगे कर्विणी लहकारयोः । हरिणी रशसानां च हारिता लशकारयोः ॥ करेणुः बर् हिः । कर्विणी भलहाः (kareṇū rahayoryoge karviṇī lahakārayoḥ | hariṇī raśasānāṃ ca hāritā laśakārayoḥ || kareṇuḥ bar hiḥ | karviṇī bhalahāḥ) Com. on T. Pr. XXI. 15. See स्वरभक्ति (svarabhakti).

context information

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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