Saptami, aka: Saptamī; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

1) Saptamī (सप्तमी).—The seventh case; the locative case; a term used for the locative case by ancient grammarians and Panini; cf. न सप्तम्यामन्त्रितयोः (na saptamyāmantritayoḥ) V. Pr. III 139; cf. ईदूतौ च सप्तम्यर्थे (īdūtau ca saptamyarthe) P. I. 1. 19. or सप्तम्यास्त्रल् (saptamyāstral) P. V. 3. 10; cf also द्वितीयादयः शब्दाः पूर्वाचार्यः सुपां त्रिकेषु स्मर्यन्ते (dvitīyādayaḥ śabdāḥ pūrvācāryaḥ supāṃ trikeṣu smaryante) Kas. on P. II. 3.2;

2) Saptamī.—The seventh of the moods and tenses; the optative mood; cf. Kat. III. 1. 20; Hemacandra III. 3. 7.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
context information

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

Marathi-English dictionary

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saptamī (सप्तमी).—f (S) The seventh lunar day of either half-month. 2 In grammar. The seventh case.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saptamī (सप्तमी).—f The 7th lunar day of either half- month. The 7th or locative case.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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