Linganushasana, aka: Liṅgānuśāsana, Linga-anushasana; 3 Definition(s)

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Linganushasana 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.

The Sanskrit term Liṅgānuśāsana can be transliterated into English as Linganusasana or Linganushasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन).—lit. science of genders; a short comprehensive old treatise on the gender of words attributed to Pāņini as its author. Other works with the same designation are attributed to वामन, दुर्गोत्तम (vāmana, durgottama) and others.

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

Linganushasana in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [L] · next »

Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन).—the laws of grammatical gender.

Derivable forms: liṅgānuśāsanam (लिङ्गानुशासनम्).

Liṅgānuśāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms liṅga and anuśāsana (अनुशासन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन).—n.

(-naṃ) The laws of Grammatical gender.

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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