Shaishika, Śaiṣika, Shaisika: 3 definitions


Shaishika 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 Śaiṣika can be transliterated into English as Saisika or Shaishika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Śaiṣika (शैषिक).—Remaining, or remnant; the term is used with reference to a tad. affix prescribed in senses other than those mentioned before the rule शेषे (śeṣe) P. IV. 2.92; cf. शैषि-कान्मतुबर्थीयाच् शैषिको मतुबर्थिकः । सरूपः प्रत्ययो नेष्टः सन्नन्तान्न सनिष्यते । (śaiṣi-kānmatubarthīyāc śaiṣiko matubarthikaḥ | sarūpaḥ pratyayo neṣṭaḥ sannantānna saniṣyate |)

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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Shaishika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaiṣika (शैषिक).—a. Relating to the remainder (śeṣa).

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

1) Śaiśika (शैशिक):—m. Pl. Name of a people, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

2) Śaiṣika (शैषिक):—mf(ī)n. ([from] śeṣa) relating to the remainder, holding good in the remaining cases (but only now and not in previous cases), [Kāraṇḍa-vyūha on Pāṇini; Śiśupāla-vadha [Scholiast or Commentator]] etc.

3) Śaisīka (शैसीक):—and śaisīta m. [plural] Name of a people, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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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. 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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