Sapavadaka, Sāpavādaka: 4 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Sapavadaka in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Sāpavādaka (सापवादक).—An injunction accompanied by a rule or rules of exception. It is a convention that an injunctive rule gets its sense completed when prohibitions or exceptions to it have been fully considered; hence the convention runs, प्रकल्प्य वापवाद-विषयं तत उत्सर्गोभिनिविशते। (prakalpya vāpavāda-viṣayaṃ tata utsargobhiniviśate|) Par. Sek. Pari 63; cf also सापवादकः स विधिरये पुनर्निरपवादकः (sāpavādakaḥ sa vidhiraye punarnirapavādakaḥ) M. Bh. on P. IV. 3. 155, VI, 2. 177; VIII. 1. 68.

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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

[«previous next»] — Sapavadaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sāpavādaka (सापवादक).—a. Liable to exception.

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

Sāpavādaka (सापवादक):—mfn. having exceptions, liable to exception, [Patañjali]

[Sanskrit to German]

Sapavadaka 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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