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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nuk (नुक्).—Augment न् (n) (l) affixed to the words अन्तर्वत् (antarvat) and पतिवत् (pativat) before the feminine affix ङीप् (ṅīp) e. g. अन्तर्वत्नी, पतिवत्नी (antarvatnī, pativatnī), cf. P. IV. 1.32; (2) affixed to the root ली () before the causal affix णिच् (ṇic), e. g. विलीनयति (vilīnayati), cf. P. VII. 3.39; (3) affixed to the reduplicative syllable of roots ending in a nasal consonant and having the penultimate अ (a) as also of the roots जप्, जभ्, दह्, दश्, भञ्ज्, पश्, चर् (jap, jabh, dah, daś, bhañj, paś, car), and फल् (phal) in the intensive; e. g. जङ्गम्यते, तन्तन्यते, यंयमीति, जङ्गमीति, जञ्जप्यते, दन्दह्यते, दन्दशीति (jaṅgamyate, tantanyate, yaṃyamīti, jaṅgamīti, jañjapyate, dandahyate, dandaśīti). चञ्चूर्यते, पम्फु लीति (cañcūryate, pamphu līti) cf. P. VII 4.85, 86, 87.

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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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