Prakritibhava, aka: Prakṛtibhāva, Prakriti-bhava; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Prakṛtibhāva can be transliterated into English as Prakrtibhava or Prakritibhava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Prakṛtibhāva (प्रकृतिभाव).—Phonetical maintenance of a wording without allowing any euphonic modifications as found in the case of a dual form ending in ई,ऊ (ī, ū) or ए (e),as also in other specified cases; cf.ईदूदेद्विवचनं प्रगृह्यम् (īdūdedvivacanaṃ pragṛhyam) and the following rules P.I. 1.11 to 19, as also प्लुतप्रगृह्या अचि नित्यम् (plutapragṛhyā aci nityam) VI.1.125

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Prakṛtibhāva (प्रकृतिभाव).—a. natural, usual.

-vaḥ natural or original state.

Prakṛtibhāva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prakṛti and bhāva (भाव).

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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