Khac; 3 Definition(s)


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Alternative spellings of this word include Khach.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Khac (खच्).—Kṛt affix अ (a) in the sense of 'agent' applied to the roots वद्, ताप् (vad, tāp), and यम् (yam) when preceded by certain उपपद (upapada) words standing as objects. Before this affix खच् (khac), the augment मुम् (mum) (म् (m)) is added to the preceding उपपद (upapada) if it is not an indeclinable. e. g. प्रियंवदः, वशंवदः, द्विषंतपः परंतपः वाचंयमः (priyaṃvadaḥ, vaśaṃvadaḥ, dviṣaṃtapaḥ paraṃtapaḥ vācaṃyamaḥ) etc. cf P.III. 2.38-47.

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khac (खच्).—I. 1, 9 P. [खचति, खच्नाति, खचित (khacati, khacnāti, khacita))

1) To come forth, appear.

2) To be born again.

3) To purify. -II. 1 U. (khacayati, khacita)

1) To fasten, bind.

2) To set, inlay.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khac (खच्).—[khaca] r. 1st cl. (khacati) also r. 9th cl. (khacnāti) 1. To be past birth. 2. To cause prosperity. 3. To purify. r. 10th cl. (khacayati) To fasten, to bind, to set.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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