Kya; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Kya (क्य).—Common term for the Vikaraṇas क्यच्, क्यङ् (kyac, kyaṅ) and क्यञ् (kyañ); cf. नः क्ये (naḥ kye) P. I. 4.15, also cf. P.III.2.170, VI. 4. 50.

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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