Nvul, Ṇvul: 2 definitions


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Ṇvul (ण्वुल्).—A very general krt affix अक (aka), causing vrddhi and acute accent to the vowel preceding the affix, applied to a root optionally with तृ (tṛ) (i. e. तृच् (tṛc)) in the sense of an agent e. g कारकः हारकः (kārakaḥ hārakaḥ) also कर्ता, हर्ता (kartā, hartā) ; Cf P. III. 1.33;

2) Ṇvul.—Krt. affix अक (aka) applied optionally with the affix तुम् (tum) to a root when it refers to an action for which another action is mentioned by the principal verb; e. g. भोजको व्रजति (bhojako vrajati) or भोक्तुं व्रजति (bhoktuṃ vrajati); cf. Kas. on तुमुन्ण्वुलौ क्रियायां क्रियार्थायाम् (tumunṇvulau kriyāyāṃ kriyārthāyām); P. III. 3.10;

3) Ṇvul.—Krt affix अक (aka), necessarily accompanied by the fem. affix आ (ā) added to it, applied to a root if the sense given by the word so formed is the name of a disease or a proper noun or a narration or a query ; e. g. प्रवाहिका, प्रच्छर्दिका, शालभञ्जिका, तालभञ्जिका, कारिक (pravāhikā, pracchardikā, śālabhañjikā, tālabhañjikā, kārika), cf. Kas. on P. III. 3.108, 109, 110.

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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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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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