Lrin, Lṛṅ: 2 definitions



Lrin 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 Lṛṅ can be transliterated into English as Lrn or Lrin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Lṛṅ (लृङ्).—General term for the personal affixes of the conditional, which are applied to a root to show the happening of an action only if there was another preceding action, both the actions being expressed by लृङ् (lṛṅ) or conditional affixes; e.g. देवश्चेदवर्षिष्यत् सुभिक्षमभविष्यत् (devaścedavarṣiṣyat subhikṣamabhaviṣyat); cf. लिङ्निमित्ते लृङ् क्रियाति-पत्तौ (liṅnimitte lṛṅ kriyāti-pattau) P. III.3. 139, 140. लृङ् (lṛṅ) is also used under certain other conditions when some specific partīcles are used; cf. P.III.3.141-146, 151.

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lṛṅ (लृङ्).—A technical term used by Pāṇini to denote the Conditional Mood or its terminations.

context information

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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