Saptamika, Sāptamika: 3 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Sāptamika (साप्तमिक).—Prescribed in the seventh chapter or Adhyaya of the Astadhyayi; cf. साप्तमिक आर्धधातुकस्येडिति पुनरयं भवति । (sāptamika ārdhadhātukasyeḍiti punarayaṃ bhavati |) M.Bh. on P.VI.4.62, साप्तमिके पूर्वसर्वर्णे कृते पुनः षाष्ठिको भविष्यति । (sāptamike pūrvasarvarṇe kṛte punaḥ ṣāṣṭhiko bhaviṣyati |) M.Bh. on P.VI.1.70.

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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) Sāptamika (साप्तमिक):—[from sāpta] mfn. ([from] saptamī) relating to the seventh day, [Lāṭyāyana]

2) [v.s. ...] relating to the seventh case, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya]

3) [v.s. ...] taught in the seventh (Adhyāya of Pāṇini’s grammar), [Patañjali]

[Sanskrit to German]

Saptamika 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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