Sanvadbhava, Sanvadbhāva: 1 definition


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Sanvadbhāva (सन्वद्भाव).—Behaviour like that of the affix सन् (san) in point of its specific features, viz. causing reduplication in the case of the previous root by the rule सन्यङोः (sanyaṅoḥ) VI.1.9, as also the substitution of इ (i) for अ (a) in the reduplicated syllable (अभ्यास (abhyāsa)), by P. VII. 4.79. This सन्वद्भाव (sanvadbhāva) is prescribed in the case of a root ending in इ (i) (णिच् (ṇic)) before the aorist sign (विकरण (vikaraṇa)) चङ् (caṅ). cf. सन्वल्लघुनि चङ्परेनग्लोपे (sanvallaghuni caṅparenaglope) VII. 4.93.

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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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