Nik, Nīk: 1 definition


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nik (निक्).—Augment नि (ni) as seen in the reduplicated syllable कनि (kani) of the aorist form कनिक्रदत् (kanikradat) of the root क्रन्द् (krand); cf. क्रन्देर्लुङि च्लेरङादेशो द्विर्वचनमभ्यासस्य चुत्वाभावो निगागमश्च निपात्यते । अक्रन्दीदिति भाषायाम् (kranderluṅi cleraṅādeśo dvirvacanamabhyāsasya cutvābhāvo nigāgamaśca nipātyate | akrandīditi bhāṣāyām); Kas. on P.VII.4.65.

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Nīk (नीक्).—Augment नी () affixed to the reduplicative syllables of the roots फण्, वञ्च्, स्रंस,ध्वंस्, भ्रंस् कस्, पत्, पद् (phaṇ, vañc, sraṃsa, dhvaṃs, bhraṃs kas, pat, pad) and स्कन्द् (skand) in the intensive; e. g. आपनी-फणत्, वनीवच्यते (āpanī-phaṇat, vanīvacyate) etc. cf. P. VII. 4.65 and 84.

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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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