Lrit, Lṛṭ: 4 definitions



Lrit 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 Lṛṭ can be transliterated into English as Lrt or Lrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Lṛṭ (लृट्).—A general term for the general affix ल् (l) of the second future which is applied in the sense of future time in general, without any specific conditions, the affixes ति, तः, अन्ति (ti, taḥ, anti) being substituted for the ल् (l) and the sign (vikaraņa) स्य (sya) being added to the root; cf. P.III.3.13 and III. 3. 133. The terminations अत् (at) and आन (āna) are substituted for the affix लृट् (lṛṭ) to form future participles; e.g. भवि-ष्यत्, एधिष्यमाण (bhavi-ṣyat, edhiṣyamāṇa), cf. लृट (lṛṭa); सद्वा (sadvā) P.III.3.14.

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

Lṛṭ (लृट्).—A technical term used by Pāṇini to denote the Second or Simple Future or its terminations.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lṛṭ (लृट्).—[substantive] the future in sya & its endings ([grammar]).

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

Lṛṭ (लृट्):—(in gram.) Name of the terminations of the Second Future or Name of that Tense itself.

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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