Shakandhvadi, Śakandhvādi: 1 definition
Shakandhvadi 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 Śakandhvādi can be transliterated into English as Sakandhvadi or Shakandhvadi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Śakandhvādi (शकन्ध्वादि).—Name of a class of words in which an irregular coalescence of the vowels of the kind of the latter vowel in the place of the former and latter both is observed; e.g. शकन्धुः, कुलटा, सीमन्तः,मनीषा (śakandhuḥ, kulaṭā, sīmantaḥ, manīṣā) etc.cf. कन्ध्वादिषु च (kandhvādiṣu ca) (पररूपं वाच्यम् (pararūpaṃ vācyam)) P.VI.1. 94 Vart. 4.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
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