Samhitika, Sāṃhitika: 3 definitions

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Samhitika 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)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Sāṃhitika (सांहितिक).—Original, as belonging to the Samhitapatha of the Sutras and not introduced for some additional purpose without forming a part of the actual affix; cf. आकर्षात् ष्ठल् । इह केषां चित्सांहितिकं षत्वं केषांचित्षिदर्थम् (ākarṣāt ṣṭhal | iha keṣāṃ citsāṃhitikaṃ ṣatvaṃ keṣāṃcitṣidartham) M. Bh. on P. IV. 4.9.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Saṃhitika (संहितिक):—[from saṃ-hita] [wrong reading] for sāṃh, [Atharvaveda-prātiśākhya [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) Sāṃhitika (सांहितिक):—[from sāṃhita] mfn. = sāṃhita [gana] ukthādi

3) [v.s. ...] m. the author of an astrological Saṃhitā, [Gaṇitādhyāya]

[Sanskrit to German]

Samhitika in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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