Shabdavidya, Śabdavidyā, Shabda-vidya: 3 definitions
Shabdavidya 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.
The Sanskrit term Śabdavidyā can be transliterated into English as Sabdavidya or Shabdavidya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śabdavidyā (शब्दविद्या).—the science of words; i. e. grammar; अनन्तपारं किल शब्द- शास्त्रम् (anantapāraṃ kila śabda- śāstram) Pt.1; Śi.2.112;14.24.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śabdavidyā (शब्दविद्या).—[feminine] grammar (the science of sounds or words).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Starts with: Shabdavidyashastra.
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