Prakritipratyapatti, aka: Prakṛtipratyāpatti; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Prakṛtipratyāpatti can be transliterated into English as Prakrtipratyapatti or Prakritipratyapatti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Prakṛtipratyāpatti (प्रकृतिप्रत्यापत्ति).—Restoration to the original word from the substituted word; e.g. the restoration of the root हन् (han) in कंसवधमाचचष्टे कंसं घातयति (kaṃsavadhamācacaṣṭe kaṃsaṃ ghātayati); cf. आख्याताकृदन्ताण्णिज्वक्तव्यस्तदाचष्टे इत्येत-स्मिन्नर्थे । कृल्लुक् प्रकृतिप्रत्यापत्तिः प्रकृतिवच्च कारकं भवतीति वक्तव्यम् (ākhyātākṛdantāṇṇijvaktavyastadācaṣṭe ityeta-sminnarthe | kṛlluk prakṛtipratyāpattiḥ prakṛtivacca kārakaṃ bhavatīti vaktavyam), M.Bh. on III. 1 26 Vart. 6.

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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