Mlecchaprayoga, Mleccha-prayoga: 1 definition


Mlecchaprayoga 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Mlechchhaprayoga.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Language and Grammar (vyakarana)

Mlecchaprayoga (म्लेच्छप्रयोग) refers to the “usage of the non-native speakers”, as mentioned by Patañjali (2nd century BCE): the author of grammatical works, following in succession of Pāṇini (7th century BCE).

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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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