Kunjadi, Kuñjādi: 2 definitions



Kunjadi 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

Kuñjādi (कुञ्जादि).—A class of words headed by कुञ्ज (kuñja) to which the taddhita affix आयन (āyana) (च्फञ् (cphañ)) is applied in the sense of गोत्र (gotra) i. e. grandchildren etc e. g. कौञ्जा-यनाः (kauñjā-yanāḥ) cf. Kāś, on P.IV.1.9.

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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 dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuñjādi (कुञ्जादि):—[from kuñja] a Gaṇa of [Pāṇini] (iv, 1, 98 [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 245]).

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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 (even English!). 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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