Purohitadi, Purohitādi: 1 definition

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Purohitadi 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)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Purohitādi (पुरोहितादि).—A class of words headed by the word पुरोहित (purohita) to which the taddhita affix यक् (yak) is added in the sense of 'duly' or 'nature': e.g . पौरोहित्यम्, राज्यम्, बाल्यम्, मान्द्यम् (paurohityam, rājyam, bālyam, māndyam) etc.; cf. KaS. on P. V. !. 128.

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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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