Lingavishishtagrahana, Liṅgaviśiṣṭagrahaṇa: 1 definition

Introduction

Lingavishishtagrahana 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 Liṅgaviśiṣṭagrahaṇa can be transliterated into English as Lingavisistagrahana or Lingavishishtagrahana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Liṅgaviśiṣṭagrahaṇa (लिङ्गविशिष्टग्रहण).—Inclusion of the feminine form of a word when a word in the masculine gender is used in a rule, for certain operations such as the application of affixes and the like; cf. the usual dictum regarding this practice viz. the Paribhāșā प्रातिपदिकग्रहणे लिङ्गविशिष्टस्यापि ग्रहणम् (prātipadikagrahaṇe liṅgaviśiṣṭasyāpi grahaṇam) Par. Śek. Pari. 71. as also M. Bh. on P. IV. 1. 1 Vārt. 5 to Vārt, 15 for places of the application of the dictum and those of its rejection.

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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