On, Oṅ, Oṇ: 5 definitions


On 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.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Oṅ (ओङ्).—A term used by ancient grammarians for the affix औ (au) of the nom. and the acc. dual. The vowel ई (ī) (शी (śī)) is substituted for औ (au) in the case of nouns of the feminine and neuter genders; cf. औङः शी (auṅaḥ śī) P. VII. 1.18, 19.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Oṇ (ओण्).—1 P. (oṇati, oṇitum) To remove, take or drag along.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Oṇ (ओण्).—[oṇa] r. 1st cl. (ṛ) oṇṛ (oṇati) To remove, to take away or abstract.

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

Oṇ (ओण्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] oṇati, oṇāṃ-cakāra, oṇitā, etc., to remove, take away, drag along, [Dhātupāṭha xiii, 11.]

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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. 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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