Pradeshashastra, aka: Pradeśaśāstra, Pradesha-shastra; 2 Definition(s)

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Pradeshashastra 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.

The Sanskrit term Pradeśaśāstra can be transliterated into English as Pradesasastra or Pradeshashastra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Pradeśaśāstra (प्रदेशशास्त्र).—A rule, laying down a positive original injunction as opposed to the अपवादशास्त्र (apavādaśāstra);cf. यैः अर्थाः प्रदिश्यन्ते तानि प्रदेशशास्त्राणि (yaiḥ arthāḥ pradiśyante tāni pradeśaśāstrāṇi) com. on R. Pr. XI.35.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pradeshashastra in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Pradeśaśāstra (प्रदेशशास्त्र).—a book containing examples.

Derivable forms: pradeśaśāstram (प्रदेशशास्त्रम्).

Pradeśaśāstra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pradeśa and śāstra (शास्त्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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