Rishyan, Ṛṣyaṇ: 1 definition



Rishyan 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 Ṛṣyaṇ can be transliterated into English as Rsyan or Rishyan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ṛṣyaṇ (ऋष्यण्).—Taddhita affix अण् (aṇ) in the sense of 'descendant' applied to names of ancient sages, by the rule ऋष्यन्धकवृष्णिकुरुभ्यश्च (ṛṣyandhakavṛṣṇikurubhyaśca) P.IV.1.114; e.g. वासिष्ठः,वैश्वामित्रः (vāsiṣṭhaḥ, vaiśvāmitraḥ).

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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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