Pratipadikagrahana, Prātipadikagrahaṇa: 1 definition


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Prātipadikagrahaṇa (प्रातिपदिकग्रहण).—Express mention by wording of a noun-base as in दित्यदित्यादित्य, सुधातुरकङ् च (dityadityāditya, sudhāturakaṅ ca) etc., and not by description as अदन्त (adanta) in अत इञ् (ata iñ) (P.IV.1.95) or in a group of words (गण (gaṇa)) ; cf. प्रातिपदिकग्रहणे लिङ्ग-विशिष्टस्यापि ग्रहणम् (prātipadikagrahaṇe liṅga-viśiṣṭasyāpi grahaṇam) Par. Sek. Pari. 71, which recommends the feminine form of the base for an operation, provided the base is specifically expressed and not merely described. e. g युवतिः खलतिः युवखलतिः, चटकस्यापत्यं चाटकैरः, वह्नीनां पूरणी बहुतिथी (yuvatiḥ khalatiḥ yuvakhalatiḥ, caṭakasyāpatyaṃ cāṭakairaḥ, vahnīnāṃ pūraṇī bahutithī) etc.

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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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