Samghatartha, Saṃghātārtha: 1 definition



Samghatartha 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Saṃghātārtha (संघातार्थ).—Collective sense given by a combination of letters called पदार्थ (padārtha). When the collective sense is given by a combination of words it is called पदार्थ (padārtha), and when the idea is complete it is called वाक्यार्थ (vākyārtha). Sometimes the meaning of a compound word is taken individually and not. collectively; such a meaning is called संघातविगृहीतार्थ (saṃghātavigṛhītārtha) cf. नामाख्यातग्रहणं संघातविगृहीतार्थं द्रष्टव्यम् (nāmākhyātagrahaṇaṃ saṃghātavigṛhītārthaṃ draṣṭavyam) M. Bh. on IV. 3.72 Vart. 1.

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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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